Author:Meena Bhargava (Ed.)

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Exploring Medieval India: Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries (Vol I.: Politics, Economy, Religion)

By: Meena Bhargava (Ed.)

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2010

Seller ID: 101880

ISBN: 8125041036

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Section one begins with a discussion of the evolution of the numerous political meanings of shari’a in India. Focussing on diplomacy and diplomatic procedures under the Mughals, this section presents process of social mobilisation wherein an Ethiopian slave called ‘Chapu’ becomes the Malik Ambar of Ahmednagar. Section two on agrarian and commercial trends focuses on conformity and conflicts between the tribes and the Mughal agrarian system, foreign merchants in wes... View more info

Exploring Medieval India: Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries (Vol. II: Culture, Gender and Regional Patterns)

By: Meena Bhargava (Ed.)

Price: $9.36

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2010

Seller ID: 101950

ISBN: 8125041044

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Probing different aspects of India’s society and culture, this volume comprises four thematic clusters—diverse forms of culture; gender and medievalism; patterns of transition; and region, regional formations and the Mughal Empire. A comprehensive introduction places the essays in perspective showing how the Mughal Empire remained composite, intricate and loosely-structured, perhaps hegemonic but over a disparate, divergent, energetic and lively economy and society. ... View more info