Decline and Fall
In this podcast Ushma Williams looks at the decline, fall and legacy of the Mughal Empire.
1. The decline of the Mughal Empire. Wars of succession.
2. Expansion and imperial overreach. Losses to the Safavids, the Europeans and the British.
3. The weaknesses of the later Emperors.
4. The legacy of the Mughal Empire. The synthesis of Persian Islamic culture with Hindu culture.