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Early Modern Persian, Urdu, and English Historiography and the Imagination of Islamic India under British Rule
This paper analyses the early modern transformations of South Asian literary cultures through the production of historiography in Persian, English, and Urdu. In the 18th-19th centuries, South AsianExpand
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Dial M for Murder: A case of passion killing, criminal evidence and sultanic power in Medieval India
Abstract This paper considers the structures and applications of the criminal judicial system in the Islamic Later Middle Period as it developed in India under the sultans of Delhi (1200–1400 CE). AExpand
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Symbols of Authority in Medieval Islam: History, Religion and Muslim Legitimacy in the Delhi Sultanate
List of Abbreviations ix Illustrations and Maps xi Acknowledgments xiii Preface xvii 1. Delhi at the Center of Islamic Authority 1 2. Pre-Islamic Prophetic Paradigms in Delhi Sultanate HistoriographyExpand
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Finding the Local in Islamicate History Writing in India (1200–1400 CE)
Abstract This paper discusses the idea of the “local” as it applies to Persian history writing across the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries and produced in South Asia. Geographers ordered land andExpand