Ruby Lal, Author of Vagabond Princess
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum, Carter Museum Theater
In this first English biography of Gulbadan, acclaimed Mughal historian and LA Times Finalist, Ruby Lal brings to limelight the adventurous career of the sole woman historian of the Mughal Empire. With adept use of Mughal court documents, miniature paintings, architectural sites, ships and maritime principles, the political cultures of Ottoman Turkey, Mughal India and western Arabia, Lal animates the hitherto untold story behind Gulbadan’s Arabian adventures and the missing pages of her book.
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