[Free Pdf] Koh-I-Noor: The History of the World's Most Infamous DiamondAuthor William Dalrymple – Vivefutbol.co

This is definitely recommended to anyone interested in the Kohinoor s history and anyone who gets stirred by the claims and propaganda to bring it back to its roots More interesting were the tales of the sultan and takes who owned it than the history of the diamond s travel In fact the first part appealed to me than the latter Duleep Singh s life, hitherto unknown to me, paints a very tragic picture. Great book for research Full of history I m obsessed with this book, couldn t put it down Tons of research has gone into writing this I love it, it s captivating, the book gave me a new perspective about this famous diamond. Great book, I love it However, I only wished they would mention the Brutality of the Mughal empire to Hindus and the massacre of Hindu men, women and children at the time The book makes it seems that Mughal empire was gracious and fabulous However, one Muslim king murdered many Hindus and made a wall of skulls. The First Comprehensive And Authoritative History Of The Koh I Noor, Arguably The Most Celebrated And Mythologised Jewel In The World On March , The Ten Year Old Maharaja Of The Punjab Was Ushered Into The Magnificent Mirrored Hall At The Centre Of The Great Fort In Lahore There, In A Public Ceremony, The Frightened But Dignified Child Handed Over Great Swathes Of The Richest Country In India In A Formal Act Of Submission To A Private Corporation, The East India Company He Was Also Compelled To Hand Over To The British Monarch, Queen Victoria, Perhaps The Single Most Valuable Object On The Subcontinent The Celebrated Koh I Noor Diamond The Mountain Of Light The History Of The Koh I Noor That Was Then Commissioned By The British May Have Been One Woven Together From Gossip Of Delhi Bazaars, But It Was To Become The Accepted Version Only Now Is It Finally Challenged, Freeing The Diamond From The Fog Of Mythology That Has Clung To It For So Long The Resulting History Is One Of Greed, Murder, Torture, Colonialism And Appropriation Told Through An Impressive Slice Of South And Central Asian History It Ends With The Jewel In Its Current Controversial Setting In The Crown Of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Masterly, Powerful And Erudite, This Is History At Its Most Compelling And Invigorating