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 Devotion and Knowledge: The Indo‐Muslim Centuries

Ariel Glucklich

in The Footsteps of Vishnu: A Historical Introduction to Hinduism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195314052
eISBN:
9780199871766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314052.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter surveys some of the major religious and intellectual developments during the centuries in which Islamic rulers governed northern India. The devotional work of Shri Chaitanya is ... More


Real Wages in Europe and Asia: A First Look at the Long-Term Patterns

Robert C. Allen

in Living Standards in the Past: New Perspectives on Well-Being in Asia and Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280681
eISBN:
9780191602467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280681.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, wage rates in Japan, India, and China were lower than their counterparts in Europe when the wages are compared at the exchange rates implied by the silver ... More


Rīti Literature at the Mughal Court

Allison Busch

in Poetry of Kings: The Classical Hindi Literature of Mughal India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199765928
eISBN:
9780199918973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765928.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter looks at the lives and texts of important Brajbhasha writers who were associated with the Mughal court. Although this court is most often linked to Persian literature, a surprising ... More


Akbar Ahmed

Jonathan Benthall and Jonathan Benthall

in Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993085
eISBN:
9781526124005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This Chapter was published as a guest editorial in Anthropology Today, 29: 4, August 2013, under the title “Foregrounding the Muslim tribal periphery”. This book is arguably the finest of Professor ... More


‘Indo-Persian’ Jones and Indian Pluralism 1

Michael J. Franklin

in Orientalist Jones: Sir William Jones, Poet, Lawyer, and Linguist, 1746-1794

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199532001
eISBN:
9780191730900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532001.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

This final chapter corrects the misapprehension that Jones was exclusively concerned with a glorious Hindu past, whether Gupta culture as exemplified by Kālidāsa, or twelfth-century bhakti literature ... More


Sur-e Esrāfil, Series 1, No. 3, p. 8: June 13, 1907

Ali-Akbar Dehkhodā

in Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
eISBN:
9780300220667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197990.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter presents a column published on June 13, 1907, where Dehkhodā introduces another of his specialized types, Meddler, shown here in a first-person composite of the self-interested fixer ... More


Sur-e Esrāfil, Series 1, No. 4, pp. 7–8: June 20, 1907

Ali-Akbar Dehkhodā

in Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
eISBN:
9780300220667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197990.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter presents a column published on June 20, 1907, referring to two incidents in Quchān district in Khorasan, near the Russian frontier, in 1905. The first incident involves the sale of young ... More


Sur-e Esrāfil, Series 1, No. 13, pp. 7–8: September 12, 1907

Ali-Akbar Dehkhodā

in Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
eISBN:
9780300220667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197990.003.0011
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter presents a column published on September 12, 1907, featuring a fictional letter describing hostilities with the Turks over lands on the Persian side of the mountains between Salmas and ... More


Sur-e Esrāfil, Series 1, No. 14, pp. 7–8: September 19, 1907

Ali-Akbar Dehkhodā

in Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
eISBN:
9780300220667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197990.003.0012
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter presents a column published on September 19, 1907, in the wake of the outrage sparked by the editorial in Sur-e Esrāfil's (SE) issue no. 12. Many clerics of Tehran were outraged by the ... More


Sur-e Esrāfil, Series 1, No. 16, pp. 7–8: November 14, 1907

Ali-Akbar Dehkhodā

in Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
eISBN:
9780300220667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197990.003.0014
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter presents a column published on November 14, 1907, where once again, using the epistolary form, Dakhow mocks the convoluted writing style of the clerics—a mixture of Persian and ... More


Sur-e Esrāfil, Series 1, No. 28, pp. 7–8: May 5, 1908

Ali-Akbar Dehkhodā

in Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
eISBN:
9780300220667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197990.003.0026
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter presents a column published on May 5, 1908, on the life of Hajji Abbās (the continuation of a column published in SE no. 27, April 29, 1908). This column differs substantially from all ... More


Sur-e Esrāfil, Series 1, No. 31, pp. 7–9: June 11, 1908

Ali-Akbar Dehkhodā

in Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
eISBN:
9780300220667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197990.003.0029
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter presents a column published on June 11, 1908, featuring a piece on women's education. Elite and upper-middle-class women of Tehran and several other cities became involved in the ... More


Sur-e Esrāfil, Series 1, No. 32, pp. 7–8: June 20, 1908

Ali-Akbar Dehkhodā

in Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
eISBN:
9780300220667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197990.003.0030
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter presents Dehkhodās final column before he and his newspaper had to flee Iran. Dehkhodā predicts the June 1908 coup, while maintaining a sense of levity. On June 4 the shah, accompanied ... More


Sur-e Esrāfil, Series 2, No. 2, pp. 7–8: February 6, 1909

Ali-Akbar Dehkhodā

in Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
eISBN:
9780300220667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197990.003.0032
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter presents a column published on February 6, 1909, which can be read as a satire of Dehkhodā's cohort, young social democrats who could not make sense of their “scientific” understanding ... More


Sur-e Esrāfil, Series 2, No. 3, p. 8: March 8, 1909

Ali-Akbar Dehkhodā

in Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
eISBN:
9780300220667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197990.003.0033
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter presents a column published on March 8, 1909, featuring a draft of a royal letter to the Swiss Parliament. Unlike the shah's letter in Sur-e Esrāfil (SE), series 2, no. 1, this specimen ... More


Mughal Palace Women

Ruby Lal

in Servants of the Dynasty: Palace Women in World History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254435
eISBN:
9780520941519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254435.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

Abu-l Fazl (1551–1602), the imperial chronicler for Akbar the Great (1556–1605), recorded the regulations regarding the Mughal haram. The term haram came to be the most common description of the ... More


Conclusion

Raziuddin Aquil

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

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195685121
eISBN:
9780199081325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195685121.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter summarizes some of the main points of the book. It examines the view that the period of the Afghan rule witnessed the disintegration of the ‘centralized’ political structure of the Delhi ... More


Women with Disabilities: Recollections from Across the Decades

Mary MacMakin

in Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261853
eISBN:
9780520948990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261853.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses how Afghan women have coped across the decades with physical disabilities, most of which today are the result of war and land mines, and starts by presenting an overview of ... More


Religion and Piety

Margrit Pernau

in Ashraf into Middle Classes: Muslims in Nineteenth-century Delhi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198092285
eISBN:
9780199082582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092285.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

In this chapter the author presents a variety of religious views and the different devotional practices and communities to which they gave rise, as well as the boundary lines and the crossing of ... More


Fathpur Sikri Revisited

Syed Ali Nadeem Rezavi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198084037
eISBN:
9780199082568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084037.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Fathpur Sikri emerged as a prominent political, social, and cultural centre during the reign of Akbar. Yet much remains to be known about it. Did it emerge all of a sudden or was there a city in ... More


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