Tipu Sultan was the most feared Indian of his time. To the British he was a cruel tyrant, but to his subjects he was a wise and just king. From his daring military exploits to his practice of recording his dreams, this book cuts through the myths to bring this enigmatic and controversial ruler and his times vividly to life.
Tiger: The Life Of Tipu Sultan
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Historian Kate Brittlebank is a leading authority on Tipu Sultan. She is the author of Tipu Sultan’s Search for Legitimacy: Islam and Kingship in a Hindu Domain and several scholarly articles on the Mysore ruler. She has held teaching and research positions in Australian universities, including the University of New South Wales, Sydney and Monash University in Melbourne.