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India Before Europe

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ISBN-10: 0521005396

ISBN-13: 9780521005395

Edition: 2006

Authors: Catherine B. Asher, Cynthia Talbot

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India is a land of enormous diversity and this overview is a journey across the political, economic, religious and cultural landscapes of medieval India. It was a time of conquest and consolidation, when Muslims and Hindus came together to create a unique culture which still resonates in India today.
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Book details

List price: $34.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/16/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 333
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Cynthia Talbot is Associate Professor of History and Asian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She has published Precolonial India in Practice: Society, Religion, and Identity in Medieval Andhra (2001).

List of illustrations
List of maps
Preface
Glossary
Place names: alternative spellings
Introduction: situating India
The expansion of Turkic power, 1180-1350
Southern India in the age of Vijayanagara, 1350-1550
North India between empires: history, society, and culture, 1350-1550
Sixteenth-century north India: empire reformulated
Expanding political and economic spheres, 1550-1650
Elite cultures in seventeenth-century South Asia
Challenging Central authority, 1650-1750
Changing socio-economic formations, 1650-1750
Epilogue
Biographical notes
Bibliography
Index