Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 02 March 2020

376 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190070670

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (06)

The King and the People

Sovereignty and Popular Politics in Mughal Delhi

Abhishek Kaicker

  • Provides the first comprehensive account of the relationship between the ruling authority and urban subjects in Mughal Delhi
  • Challenges the narrative of imperial decline and places ordinary people at the center of the story
  • Offers fresh perspectives on imperial soveriegnty and urban culture in the capital of the Mughal empire