Islam in South Asia: Encountering the West : before and after 1857
Manohar Publishers & Distributors, 2008 - Islam - 305 pages
This volume, the second in the series Islam in South Asia, introduces certain aspects of India`s response to the West. It also includes travel literature which is because cultural theorists treat them as serious little jigsaw puzzles of ethnography,anthropology and social and cultural history.
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The Travels of Mirza Abu Taleb Khan
Mirza Abu Talib Khan
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