The Mughal Empire: Muslim Rulers and Hindu Subjects, 1400–1750

Warrior group from the Deccan Plateau in central India that was in conflict with the Mughals and controlled much of the Indian subcontinent in the 18th century

Watercolors with a gum base.

Administrative officials of the Mughal Empire, whose positions were first introduced by Akbar.

Muslim-ruled empires of the Ottomans, Safavids, and Mughals that used cannons and small arms in their military campaigns, 1450-1750.

The process by which power or legal authority is exerted or controlled by a political leader to which smaller units are considered subject.

The creation of a regular system for previously improvised or ad hoc activities or things, such as law codes to replace local customs.