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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


Inauspicious Enthronement

Marc David Baer

in Honored by the Glory of Islam: Conversion and Conquest in Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195331752
eISBN:
9780199868018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331752.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores Mehmed IV's turbulent accession to the sultanate at the age of seven following the dethronement (and subsequent execution) of his father, Ibrahim. Nearly a week after Ibrahim ... More


Afterword

Samira Sheikh

in Forging a Region: Sultans, Traders, and Pilgrims in Gujarat, 1200-1500

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060192
eISBN:
9780199080137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060192.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

Since early historic times, Gujarat had been a consistently urbanized and prosperous region. From a tribute-exacting economy, the Gujarat sultanate made a transition to a structured semi-bureaucratic ... More


Morocco

COLIN NEWBURY

in Patrons, Clients, and Empire: Chieftaincy and Over-rule in Asia, Africa, and the Pacific

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257812
eISBN:
9780191717864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257812.003.06
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

By contrast with British attempts to ‘govern through the governors’ in Egypt, the French Protectorate Government of Morocco exercised power through ministries which excluded Moroccan officials. The ... More


The Kakatiyas in Telugu Historical Memory

Cynthia Talbot

in Precolonial India in Practice: Society, Region, and Identity in Medieval Andhra

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195136616
eISBN:
9780199834716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195136616.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

After the fall of the Kakatiya capital, Warangal, to an army of the Delhi Sultanate in 1323, the Andhra region was not politically unified again until modern times. The local chiefs who flourished in ... More


Cultivating the Past, Living the Modern: The Politics of Time in the Sultanate of Oman

Amal Sachedina

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501758614
eISBN:
9781501758621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501758614.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This book explores how and why heritage has emerged as a prevalent force in building the modern nation-state of Oman. The book analyses the relations with the past that undergird the shift in Oman ... More


The Abbasid Caliphate of Cairo, 1261-1517: Out of the Shadows

Mustafa Banister

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474453363
eISBN:
9781474495547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453363.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book presents a detailed investigation of the Cairene descendants of the Abbasid family during the period of so-called ‘Mamluk’ rule in Egypt and Syria (1250–1517) and reveals a nuanced ... More


Crowds and Sultans: Urban Protest in Late Medieval Egypt and Syria

Amina Elbendary

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167171
eISBN:
9781617976773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167171.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

During the fifteenth century, the Mamluk sultanate that had ruled Egypt and Syria since 1249–50 faced a series of sustained economic and political challenges to its rule, from the effects of ... More


Conclusion

Amina Elbendary

in Crowds and Sultans: Urban Protest in Late Medieval Egypt and Syria

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167171
eISBN:
9781617976773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167171.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book has interpreted the history of late Mamluk Egypt and Syria “from below,” taking into account the historical experiences of the common people, especially the urban non-elites, in elucidating ... More


The Ottoman Caliphate and Muslims of the Philippine Archipelago during the Early Modern Era

Isaac Donoso

in From Anatolia to Aceh: Ottomans, Turks, and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265819
eISBN:
9780191771972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265819.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the Ottoman role in politics in the Philippines with especial reference to the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, when much of the Philippine Archipelago came under Spanish ... 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


Morality Tales: Law and Gender in the Ottoman Court of Aintab

Leslie Peirce

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228900
eISBN:
9780520926974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228900.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book delves into the life of a sixteenth-century Middle Eastern community, bringing to light the ways that women and men used their local law court to solve personal, family, and community ... More


Court and State: Evolution of a Regional Consensus, c. 1390–1511

Samira Sheikh

in Forging a Region: Sultans, Traders, and Pilgrims in Gujarat, 1200-1500

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060192
eISBN:
9780199080137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060192.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

By the early fifteenth century, the Gujarat sultanate was becoming more prosperous, as reflected by its expansion and increasing power. The state's prosperity could be attributed to the prevalence of ... More


The Sultan and the Sultanate

Hüseyin Yılmaz

in Caliphate Redefined: The Mystical Turn in Ottoman Political Thought

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197135
eISBN:
9781400888047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197135.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the innovative panoply of views on the nature of political authority, and visions of the sultanate as its form of embodiment. Virtually every author writing on rulership felt it ... More


The Caliph and the Caliphate

Hüseyin Yılmaz

in Caliphate Redefined: The Mystical Turn in Ottoman Political Thought

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197135
eISBN:
9781400888047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197135.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter analyzes the views on the nature of authority in Islam, diverse visions of the caliphate and its relation to sultanate as a political regime, and portrayals of the perfect ruler through ... More


Byzantines, Latins, and Turks in the Eastern Mediterranean World after 1150

Jonathan Harris, Catherine Holmes, and Eugenia Russell (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199641888
eISBN:
9780191808357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199641888.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The late medieval eastern Mediterranean, before its incorporation into the Ottoman Empire in the sixteenth century, presents a complex and fragmented picture. The Ayyubid and Mamluk sultanates held ... More


America's Moros

Thomas M. McKenna

in Muslim Rulers and Rebels: Everyday Politics and Armed Separatism in the Southern Philippines

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520210158
eISBN:
9780520919648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520210158.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the incorporation of the Cotabato sultanates into the Philippines colonial state. It argues that the origins of Muslim nationalism are to be found not in the anti-Spanish ... More


Policing History: A Military Handbook on the Southern Provinces

Ruth Streicher

in Uneasy Military Encounters: The Imperial Politics of Counterinsurgency in Southern Thailand

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751325
eISBN:
9781501751356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751325.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines a handbook produced for military officers stationed in the South, relating some of its central notions to an imperial construction of history in the modern Thai state formation ... More


Love's Subtle Magic: An Indian Islamic Literary Tradition, 1379-1545

Aditya Behl

Wendy Doniger (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195146707
eISBN:
9780199978878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146707.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The encounter between Muslim and Hindu remains one of the defining issues of South Asian society today. This encounter began as early as the eighth century, and the first Muslim kingdom in India ... More


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