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Life and Conditions of the People of Hindustan

By: Kanwar Muhammad Ashraf

Price: $8.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1988

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 002318

ISBN: 8121500923

Condition: New


The present work seeks to examine the interplay of the political, economic and social forces which contributed to the shaping of the society of medieval India. Tracing the rise of Muslim monarchy the author places the Sultan in proper perspective of Islamic ideals and Indian environment. The resultant sultanate was based purely on force; tyranny was essential for its working; the state treasury was the personal property of the Sultan; extravagant and wasteful expenditure was the rule. Under the economic conditions, the author lays stress on the importance of the village community in the econom... View more info