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Unformatted text preview: 03-08-2007 The Mughal Empire-3 Gunpowder Empires- ottomans, safarids (Persia), and Mughals-Mughals combined the Turkish Mongol people and combine their warfare tactics with gunpowder Fitna- political attitude or system where a local lord used his power to force another lord to raise and army and challenge him and then forces the army to pay him instead of taking the casualties. Lord surrenders out of fear and profit…extortion. - armies become slow massive creeping armies…a marching state.(Bribes vs Guns) Guns were crucial in the initial conquest.- castles built on rock cliffs so mining techniques and cannons were difficult to use as strategies.- Mughals remain a step archer army, but they adopted an infantry artillery at the center of the battle.- Reliance on bribes instead of siege guns and horse archers in war means that the discipline it considerably less.- Portuguese are accommodated by the Mughals Portuguese send out fleets to control trade and take control of Goa and Diu for until 1961...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course PWAD 490 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '07 term at UNC.
- Spring '07