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Life and Conditions of the People of Hindustan 1200-1550 A.D. Mainly Based on Islamic Sources

Kunwar Muhammad Ashraf

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ISBN 10: 8121207053 / ISBN 13: 9788121207058
Published by Gyan, 2000
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Contents: Introduction. I. Political Condition: 1. The 'Sultanat' and its reactions on Muslim society. 2. The personality of the Monarch: a). The Sultan as a private person. b). The Sultan as a public person. 3. The court. 4. The privileged and other social classes. II. Economic Condition: 1. Rural life. 2. Industries and commerce. 3. The standards of life. III. Social Condition: 1. Domestic life. 2. Social and domestic comforts. 3. Amusements and recreations. 4. Manners. 5. Hindustan on the eve of Akbar. Appendices: a). Some general data. b). The chronology of the Sultans of Delhi. c). Bibliography. Index. "The author has made a successful attempt to script a social and political life of the Hindustan of the period stretching from 1200-1550 AD. The author very convincingly brings home the impact of the invasion of the Muslim on the ancient Hindu order which was almost completely destroyed. The book draws a clear picture of how the early Muslim invaders succeeded in levying foundations which proved strong enough for the later Mughals in raising their glorious edifice. Thereby, the author proves that how Akbar as well as his successors followed the pattern their Turkish and Afghan predecessors had shaped for them.". Bookseller Inventory # 14674

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Title: Life and Conditions of the People of ...

Publisher: Gyan

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

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