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White mughals.

From the early sixteenth century, it was common for British colonizers in India to embarrass the Crown by "turning Turk" or "going native." Few caused greater scandal than James Kirkpatrick, a British resident in the Court of Hyderabad, who converted to Islam and spied on the East India Company in the midst of an affair with Khair un-Nissa, the great-niece of the region's prime minister. White Moguls is rich with many eccentric characters, from "Hindoo Stuart," who traveled with his own team of Brahmins, to Alexander Gardner, an American whose self-invented costume was showcased by a tartan turban with egret plumes. A remarkable love story set in an exotic and previously unexplored world, White Moguls is full of secrets, intrigue, espionage, and religious disputes.

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  • ""James Achilles Kirkpatrick was the British representative at the court of the Nizam of Hyderabad when, in 1798, he glimpsed a beautiful youg Mughal princess, Khair un-Nissa - "Most Excellent Among Women". Falling in love with Khair, he converted to Islam and married her despite opposition from all sides. He also agreed to become a double agent, working for the Nizam against his employers, the East India Company. But Kirkpatrick's stiry was not unique. This romantic and ultimately tragic tale of love across forbidden boundaries took place in a world almost entirely unexplored by history."
  • "From the early sixteenth century, it was common for British colonizers in India to embarrass the Crown by "turning Turk" or "going native." Few caused greater scandal than James Kirkpatrick, a British resident in the Court of Hyderabad, who converted to Islam and spied on the East India Company in the midst of an affair with Khair un-Nissa, the great-niece of the region's prime minister. White Moguls is rich with many eccentric characters, from "Hindoo Stuart," who traveled with his own team of Brahmins, to Alexander Gardner, an American whose self-invented costume was showcased by a tartan turban with egret plumes. A remarkable love story set in an exotic and previously unexplored world, White Moguls is full of secrets, intrigue, espionage, and religious disputes."@en
  • "Traces the practice by British colonizers in India to assume local customs and religious practices, offering a particular focus on James Kirkpatrick, who converted to Islam and spied on the East India Company."@en

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  • "Electronic books."
  • "Biography"@en
  • "History."
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  • "White mughals."@en
  • "White Mughals : love and betrayal in eighteenth-century India /"@en
  • "White Mughals : love and betrayal in eighteenth-century India /"
  • "White Mughals love and betrayal in eighteenth-century India /"
  • "White Mughals love and betrayal in eighteenth-century India /"@en
  • "White mughals : love and betrayal in eighteenth-century India /"
  • "White Mughals : love and betrayal in the eighteenth-century India /"@en
  • "White Mughals : love and betrayal in the eighteenth-century India /"
  • "White Mughals : love and betrayal in 18th century India /"