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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


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


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


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


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


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


Legend and Historical Experience in Fifteenth-Century Ottoman Narratives of the Past

Dimitri Kastritsis

in How the Past was Used: Historical cultures, c. 750-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266120
eISBN:
9780191860010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266120.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

During the course of the fifteenth century, the Ottoman sultanate underwent many transformations in the political and cultural sphere. When the century began, Bayezid I (r. 1389–1402) was making the ... 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


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


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


Contestations and Accommodations: Mewat and Meos in Mughal India

Suraj Bhan Bhardwaj

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199462797
eISBN:
9780199086795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199462797.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Contestations and Accommodations charts the social, economic, and political history of the Mewat region of north India from the 13th to the early 18th centuries. Denting the conventional image of ... More


Temples and Conquest, 1296–1500

Richard M. Eaton and Phillip B. Wagoner

in Power, Memory, Architecture: Contested Sites on India's Deccan Plateau, 1300-1600

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198092216
eISBN:
9780199082803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092216.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

The violent conquest of the Deccan by armies of the Delhi Sultanate in the early fourteenth century forms the backdrop for Chapter 2. The chapter investigates the complex interplay between power and ... More


Concepts of justice and the catalogue of punishments under the Sultans of Delhi (7th–8th/13th–14th centuries)

Blain Auer

in Public Violence in Islamic Societies: Power, Discipline, and the Construction of the Public Sphere, 7th-19th Centuries CE

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637317
eISBN:
9780748653164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637317.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the boundaries between religious and political legitimacy during the 7th–8th/13th–14th centuries in Northern India. In an age that saw the Delhi Sultanate expand its rule to ... More


IN DEFENCE OF SUNNISM: AL-GHAZĀLĪ AND THE SELJUQS

Massimo Campanini

in The Seljuqs: Politics, Society and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639946
eISBN:
9780748653294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639946.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter attempts to place al-Ghazālī's political thought in the context of the Seljuq sultanate and the late Abbasid caliphate, based on the two premises: that al-Ghazālī's political thought is ... More


Introduction: The Long Fifteenth Century

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/9789774167171.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book examines the economic, social, and political transformations that confronted the Mamluk sultanate over the fifteenth century, along with their impact on the Egyptian and Syrian societies. ... More


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