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Culture of EncountersSanskrit at the Mughal Court

Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court

Audrey. Truschke

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231173629
eISBN:
9780231540971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173629.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Culture of Encounters documents the fascinating exchange between the Persian-speaking Islamic elite of the Mughal Empire and traditional Sanskrit scholars, which engendered a dynamic idea of Mughal ... More

The Pariah ProblemCaste, Religion, and the Social in Modern India

The Pariah Problem: Caste, Religion, and the Social in Modern India

Rupa Viswanath

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163064
eISBN:
9780231537506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163064.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Once known as “Pariahs,” Dalits are primarily descendants of unfree agrarian laborers. They belong to India’s most subordinated castes, face overwhelming poverty and discrimination, and provoke ... More

Workers, Unions, and Global CapitalismLessons from India

Workers, Unions, and Global Capitalism: Lessons from India

Rohini Hensman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148009
eISBN:
9780231519564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148009.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

While it's easy to blame globalization for shrinking job opportunities, dangerous declines in labor standards, and a host of related discontents, the “flattening” of the world has also created ... More

Writing the Mughal WorldStudies on Culture and Politics

Writing the Mughal World: Studies on Culture and Politics

Sanjay Subrahmanyam and Muzaffar Alam

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158114
eISBN:
9780231527903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158114.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Between the mid-sixteenth and early nineteenth century, the Mughal Empire was an Indo-Islamic dynasty that ruled as far as Bengal in the east and Kabul in the west, as high as Kashmir in the north ... More

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