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Relating History to the Land: Urban Centers, Geographical Units, and Trade Routes in the Gangetic and Central India of circa 200 BCE

Dilip K. Chakrabarti

in Between the Empires: Society in India 300 BCE to 400 CE

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305326
eISBN:
9780199850884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305326.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

In the Gangetic plain, the area of this chapter's discussion, land extends from the Chattagram or Chittagong coast in the east to the Agra-Mathura region in the west, including a slice of the ... More


The Epic Hero: Seventeenth-Century Sources for the Heroic Legends of Shivaji

James W. Laine

in Shivaji: Hindu King in Islamic India

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195141269
eISBN:
9780199849543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141269.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Before Shivaji's mother passed away, she envisioned that Shivaji would someday attain the status of chatrapati. Shivaji' birth and early childhood could therefore be characterized as worshipful and ... More


Bayana: The Sources of Mughal Architecture

Mehrdad Shokoohy and Natalie H. Shokoohy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474460729
eISBN:
9781474495608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460729.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Bayana in Rajasthan and its monuments challenge the perceived but established view of the development of Indo-Muslim architecture and urban form. At the end of the 12th century the Ghurid conquerors ... More


Mogul Sovereignty and the Law of Nations (1955)

C. H. Alexandrowicz

in The Law of Nations in Global History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198766070
eISBN:
9780191820649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766070.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

The historian of the law of nations, when considering Mogul sovereignty, is concerned with two main problems: first, the legal status of the Mogul Empire within the family of nations and the type of ... More


Robert and Constantia

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460106
eISBN:
9780199086429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460106.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

When on leave in England, Robert claims as his bride the lovely Constantia Anson, and their life in Meerut and Agra is recounted here, with the balls, the dinner parties, theatricals, and other ... More


Introduction

Mehrdad Shokoohy and Natalie H. Shokoohy

in Bayana: The Sources of Mughal Architecture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474460729
eISBN:
9781474495608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460729.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Bayana, were it not for its shortage of water, might have been the capital of India. Strategically located in south-east Rajasthan on the route from Delhi to Gwalior and the Deccan, it attracted the ... More


The Chatrī: its Origin, its Basic Forms and its Variants in Bayana

Mehrdad Shokoohy and Natalie H. Shokoohy

in Bayana: The Sources of Mughal Architecture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474460729
eISBN:
9781474495608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460729.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The pavilions known as chatrīs are familiar features of North Indian architecture to the extent that Lutyens and Baker adopted them for New Delhi. Their antecedents in temple architecture and the ... More


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