and Afghans had been rulers for a long period in South
Asia during medieval times. The book broadly surveys the
important events and identify the reasons due to which
Mughals and Afghans became rivals of each-others. It presents
a balanced approach and the first comprehensive analytical
study of the Mughal-Afghan relationship from the earliest
period till the death of Aurangzeb in 1707. In this book
a detailed account of the major events and movements has
been analyzed in a historical perspective. It will become
a useful reading for those who wish to understand the
history and developments of the Mughal-Afghan relationship
in South Asia.
was born in Yaqubi village of District Swabi Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
He holds Master Degree in History from the Department
of History, University of Peshawar. He received M.Phil
and PhD in History from the Department of History, Quaid-i-Azam
Yaqubi extensively published articles on History and Politics
of the Afghans in various national and international journals.
At present he is a Research Fellow in the National Institute
of Historical and Cultural Research, Centre of Excellence,
Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. In this capacity he
organised a number of International conferences on various
themes. He is the Associate Editor of Mujallah Tarikh-o-Saqafat-e-Pakistan.
He is also teaching to the post-graduate students in Quaid-i-Azam
University (QAU) and International Islamic University,
Islamabad(IIUI) as visiting faculty.