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India in the Muhammadan Period Being Part II of the Oxford History of India




1. The Rise of the Muhammadan Power in India and the Sultanate of Delhi A. D. 1175-1290 217 2. The Sultanate of Delhi continued; A. D. 1290 to 1340; the Khilji and Tughlak dynasties 230 3. The Decline and Fall of the Sultanate of Delhi A. D. 1340-1526; the Tughlak dynasty concluded; Timar; the Sayyids; the Lodi dynasty; Islam in Indian life 242 4. The Muhammadan kingdoms of Bengal Malwa Gujara [...] Indus and Ganges; (2) the Deccan plateau lying to the south of the Narbadk and to the north of the Krishna and Tungabhadra rivers; and (3) the far south beyond those rivers eomprising the group of Tamil states. [...] The northern plains the Aryavarta of the old books and the Hindostan of more recent times always have been the seat of the principal empires and the scene of the events most interesting to the outer world. [...] The story of the gathering of the nations to the battle of Kurukshetra as told in the Mahabharata implie§ the belief that all the Indian peoples including those of the extreme south were united by real bonds and concerned in b"x INTRODUCTION interests common to all. [...] The student of highly developed village institutions involving real local self-government administered on an elaborately organized system should turn to the south and examine the costitution of the villages in the Chola kingdom as recorded for the period from the tenth to the twelfth centuries of the Christian era and no doubt of extremely ancient origin.2 Those institutions like the tribal

Title Pages Author/Editor
Frontmatter i-ix Vincent A. Smith


Introduction i-xxiv Vincent A. Smith


Book IV 217-274 Vincent A. Smith


Book V 275-320 Vincent A. Smith


Book VI 321-468 Vincent A. Smith


Index i-xi Vincent A. Smith


Backmatter i-iii Vincent A. Smith




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