Al-hind: The Making of the Indo-islamic World

Front Cover
BRILL, 1990 - History - 396 pages
Focuses attention on the role of geography and, more specifically, on the interplay of nomadic, settled and maritime societies. In doing so, it presents a picture of the world of India and the Indian Ocean on the eve of the Portuguese discovery of the sea route.

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

About the author (1990)

André Wink, Ph.D., Leiden (1984) is Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is the author of Land and Sovereignty in India (1986) and Al-Hind: The Making of the Indo-Islamic World, Volume I, Early Medieval India and the Expansion of Islam 7th-11th centuries (1990), as well as numerous articles.

Bibliographic information