Both an official chronicle and the highly personal memoir of the emperor Babur (1483a1530), The Baburnama presents a vivid and extraordinarily detailed picture of life in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India during the late-fifteenth and early-sixteenth centuries. Baburas honest and intimate chronicle is the first autobiography in Islamic literature, written at a time when there was no historical precedent for a personal narrativeanow in a sparkling new translation by Islamic scholar Wheeler Thackston. This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition includes notes, indices, maps, and illustrations. From the Trade Paperback edition.This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition includes notes, indices, maps, and illustrations. From the Trade Paperback edition.
|Author||:||W.M. Thackston, Jr.|
|Publisher||:||Modern Library - 2007-12-18|