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Conquest and Community: The Afterlife of Warrior Saint (Ghazi Miyan)

By: Shahid Amin

Price: $26.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan/Permanent Black: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 102278

ISBN: 8125059679

Condition: New


Conquest and Community tells the story of the Indo-Turkic warrior saint Ghazi Miyan and his influential cult in the Gangetic plains. A purported nephew of Mahmud of Ghazni, Ghazi Miyan was supposedly martyred in holy war against Hindu kings near Bahraich in modern-day Uttar Pradesh in 1034 CE. Conspicuously absent from contemporary Persian chronicles about his famous uncle, he is, nevertheless, the subject of glowing hagiographies from the seventeenth century onwards, as well as an oral folkloric tradition, which thrives to this day. His cult continues draw pilgrims of varying castes, both Mus... View more info

A Concise Encyclopaedia of North Indian Peasant Life: Being a Compilation from the Writings of William Crooke, J.R. Reid, and G.A. Grierson

By: Shahid Amin (ed.)

Price: $52.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Manohar: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021986

ISBN: 8173045976

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 596 with numerous colour illustrations. View more info