against the Mongols in the care of Prince Mohammad, and placing trusty deputies in charge of Delhi and Samana, he took his second son Bughra Khan with him, and crossing the Ganges made straight for Lakhnauti, in total disregard of the rains which were then in season.
-from Chapter IV: "The Slave Kings - The Turks in Delhi"
First published in 1906, this classic nine-volume history of the nation of India places it among the storied lands of antiquity, alongside Egypt, China, and Mesopotamia. Edited by American academic ABRAHAM VALENTINE WILLIAMS JACKSON (1862-1937), professor of Indo-Iranian languages at Columbia University, it offers a highly readable narrative of the Indian people and culture through to the time of its publication, when the nation was still part of the British Empire.
Volume III, Part 1 of Mediæval India from the Mohammedan Conquest to the Reign of Akbar the Great, by British scholar STANLEY LANE-POOLE (1854-1931), features entertaining and enlightening treatments of:
. the Mohammedan invasion
. the idol-breaker, Mahmud of Ghazni
. the men of the mountain: Ghazni and Ghor
. the slave kings: the Turks in Delhi
. zenith of the slave dynasty
. the coming of the Moghuls
. and much more.
This beautiful replica of the 1906 first edition includes all the original illustrations.