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The War That Wasn't: The Sufi and the Sultan

By: Fatima Hussain

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029059

ISBN: 8121511682

Condition: New


The main thrust of the book is to analyze the subtle nuances of the dynamics of Sufi power in the social politics of the Delhi sultanate, and how this power affected the relations between the Sufi and the Sultanate - the two most powerful institutions in medieval India. This book contains numerous anecdotes from medieval Persian sources, while dealing with incidents related to these Sufis. Author's object in this book has been to examine the broad bases of Sufi history in the Sultanate period to adduce the sufficient evidence to suggest the need for a new approach. This work contains vital asp... View more info