Sufism, Culture, and Politics Afghans and Islam in Medieval North India

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-04-19
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography

Raziuddin Aquil is Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Delhi. He was previously Fellow in History, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Paperback Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Introduction: The Study of Medieval Indian History
PART I Struggle for Power and Dominance
1. The Making of a Badshah: Emergence of Sher Shah Sur
2. Mughal-Afghan Interface: Battles and Mobilization
PART II Political Ideals and Institutions
3. Norms of Governance and Aspects of Administration
PART III Religion, Politics, and Society
4. The Political and Sufic Wilayat
5. Sufi Traditions and Hindu-Muslim Interactions
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