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The Mughal Empire and Fears of a New Mughalstan

By Martin W. Lewis | October 5, 2010 | One Comment

Much of the Ayodhya dispute turns on issues of historical memory and interpretation. Of particular importance is the Mughal dynasty, which gained power in northern India in the early 1500s and subsequently spread over most of the subcontinent before contracting sharply in the 1700s. Different parties see the Mughal legacy in strikingly different terms, as

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