The Mughal Empire – Rise of Muslims Episode 5

Babur was twelve years old when he became king. He was descended from Tamerlane on his father’s side and from Genghis Khan on his mother’s. Immediately he had to fight for survival. Babur dreamt of glory; he would take Samarkand, the seat of his great ancestor Timur. In 1497 at the age of fifteen Babur […]

Britain and the Creation of Pakistan

Following the end of the Second World War, Britain lost it’s position as the number one power of the World. British rule was confronted by popular anti-colonial movements that proved too powerful for Britain to counter and lacked the ability to deploy military force.Although Whitehall tried for as long as possible to hold on to […]