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The Burden of the Past

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the history of Hindus and Muslims in India. The first section studies the Muslim invasion of India, which challenged Hinduism. It describes the State in medieval India as ... More


Introduction: The Study of Medieval Indian History

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/9780195685121.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The introduction provides an overview of the book which examines the existing propositions on the problem of politics and governance during the Afghan period. It assesses the nature of Afghan polity ... 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


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


After Timur Left: Culture and Circulation in Fifteenth-Century North India

Francesca Orsini and Samira Sheikh (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199450664
eISBN:
9780199085019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450664.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Most people imagine the period between Timur’s sack of Delhi and the arrival of the Mughals to be one of unrelenting darkness and disorder. The first major compendium of essays on the ‘long’ ... More


Islamic Spirituality and the Chishtī-Sābrī Traditions

Moin Ahmad Nizami

in Reform and Renewal in South Asian Islam: The Chishti-Sabris in 18th—19th Century North India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199469345
eISBN:
9780199087488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469345.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This Chapter offers an overview of the origin and evolution of Sufism, its theoretical and practical manifestations and the institutionalization thereof in doctrines, schools and orders. It reviews ... More


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