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From the Web: The Vitae Bookshelf: Peggy Delmas
Vitae's virtual bookshelf invites scholars to discuss five books that influenced them. This week Peggy Delmas, a researcher of leadership and teacher education at the University of South Alabama, shared her top five books focused on the intersection of gender and leadership. She writes.
“For me, the following five books represent the most reflective and soul-searching works out there on the topic of being-both singly and in combination- a woman and a leader.”
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Michael Herbert Fisher. A Short History of the Mughal Empire. London: I.B.Tauris, 2015. 256 pp. $15.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84885-873-2.
Reviewed by Ghulam Nadri (Georgia State University)
Published on H-Asia (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha