Quarry the granite rock with razors, or moor the vessel with a thread of silk; then may you hope with such keen and delicate instruments as human knowledge and human reason to contend against those giants, the passion and the pride of man. — John Cardinal Newman

Rulers of India

Authors: Lane-Poole, Malleson, Smith, etc.
Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press
Dates: 1891–1900

Comprehensive series that covers all of the important rulers of India, both under British Rule, and previously.

Albuquerque: Rulers of India   by Morse Stephens   79 credits
This book presents the life story of Alfonso de Albuquerque, the Portuguese admiral primarily responsible for establishing the Portuguese trading empire in India and the Spice Islands. Against great odds he led his forces against the dominant Arab traders of the region and within his short reign of six years had captured Goa and Malacca, and made the Portuguese the primary merchants in the region.

Babar   by S. Lane-Poole   0 credits


Aurangzib   by S. Lane-Poole   0 credits


Akbar   by G. B. Malleson   0 credits


Lord Clive   by G. B. Malleson   0 credits