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A Literary Paradise: The Tarikh Tradition in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Kashmir

Chitralekha Zutshi

in Kashmir's Contested Pasts: Narratives, Sacred Geographies, and the Historical Imagination

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199450671
eISBN:
9780199084951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450671.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

Chapter 2 explores the tarikhs written during the Mughal period to illustrate the ways in which they drew on earlier Sanskrit and Persian texts to assert the distinctiveness of Kashmir within the ... More


Elephant knowledge

Thomas R. Trautmann

in Elephants and Kings: An Environmental History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226264226
eISBN:
9780226264530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226264530.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

The elephant staff—hunter, trainer, driver, physician—embodied and transmitted the knowledge of elephants and their management. The content of this knowledge can be tracked in an ancient Sanskrit ... More


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