History of Medieval India: From 1000 A.D. to 1707 A.D.

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Atlantic Publishers & Dist, Jan 1, 2002 - India - 337 pages
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This Book Deals With The Medieval Period Of Indian History. Most Of The Historians Consider This Period As The Dark Period Of Indian History. According To Them, Ancient Period Was The Glorious Period Of Indian History. During This Period Foundation Of Indian Culture And Of Social Structure Was Laid; But During Medieval Period India Did Not Make Much Progress. In Spite Of Historians' Opinion, It Can Be Said That During Medieval Period Also Progress Was Made And Several Buildings Were Constructed During This Period. Great Development Was Made In Art, Painting And Literature. Hindi Literature Made Great Progress During This Period, As Such, Kabir, Tulsi, Surdas, Jayasi, Rahim And Raskhan Are Still Considered Among The Greatest Writers Of Hindi Literature.Urdu, Punjabi And Other Regional Literatures Made Great Progress During This Period. Sikh Religion, Bhakti Cult And Sufism Also Made Great Progress During This Period.This Book Deals With All Aspects Of Medieval Indian History In Detail To Meet The Requirements Of The Students And The Common Readers.The Book Is Divided Into Three Parts. First Part Covers Saltanat Period From 1206 To 1526. Second Part Deals With The Mughal Period From 1526 To 1760 A.D. In Detail. Third Part Covers Period Upto 1857 In Brief. Bhakti Movement, Society And Culture, Art And Architecture, And Economic Aspects Have Been Described In Details In A Very Simple And Lucid Style.
  

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Contents

Preface Hi PART
1
Qutubuddin Aibak and Altmash 12061235 AD
3
Razia Begum 12361239 AD
11
Ghiasuddin Balban 12661286 AD
15
Khilji Dynasty 12901320 AD
28
The Tughlaq Dynasty 13201414 AD
50
Firoz Shah Tughlaq 13511388 AD
67
The Saiyads and the Lodi Dynasties The Saiyads
82
Nasiruddin Humayun 15301540
167
Afghan Revival Sher Shah Suri and
179
Akbar The Great 15561605 AD
194
Jahangir and Nurjahan 16051627 AD
229
Shah Jahan 16271658 AD
243
Aurangzeb Alamgir 16581707 AD
265
PART III
283
The Maratha Rulers
285

The Bahmani Kingdom 13471526 AD
96
The Empire of Vijayanagar 13361565 AD
108
Society and Culture under the Delhi Sultanate
117
Administrative System of the Delhi Sultans
133
Art and Architecture under the Delhi Sultans
142
PART II
153
Zahiruddin Babur 15261530 AD
155
Achievements of the Peshwas
298
The Rise and Growth of Sikhism
306
The Later Mughals and Downfall of the
314
Social Economic and Cultural Life
327
His Successors 15401555
341
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