The African Dispersal in the Deccan: From Medieval to Modern Times

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Orient Blackswan, Jan 1, 1996 - African diaspora - 260 pages
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This Book Brings Into Focus The Immigration Of Africans Into The Deccan (Including Modern Maharashtra, Karnataka And Andhra Pradesh) A Phenomenon That Has Not Been Examined Before With Emphasis On Their Assimilation And Integration With The Various South Indian Communities As Also Their Contributions In The History Of The Deccan.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Perceptions of the Deccan
7
Patterns of African Immigration
17
Malik Kafur
35
The AfaqiDakhani Feuds under the Bahmanis
43
The Nizam Shahi Dynasty
57
The Bijapur Kingdom
109
Golkonda Berar and Khandcsh
141
The Siddis of Janjira
157
The Importation of Arabs and Africans into
193
The Portuguese and the Slave Trade
203
The Siddis of Karnataka
223
The Africans on trie Coromandcl Coast
235
Manumitted Slaves and India
241
Index
251
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