The Delhi Sultanate: A Political and Military History
The Delhi Sultanate was the first Islamic state to be established in India. In a broad-ranging, accessible narrative, Peter Jackson traces the history of the Sultanate from its foundation in 1210 to its demise in 1400 at the sack of Delhi by the Central Asian conqueror, Tamerlane. During the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, the Sultanate was the principal bastion of Islam in the subcontinent. While the book focuses on military and political affairs, tracing the Sultanate's resistance to formidable Mongol invasions from the north-west and the administrative developments that underpinned these exploits, it also explores the Sultans' relations with their non-Muslim subjects. As a comprehensive treatment of the period, the book will make a significant contribution to the literature on medieval Indo-Muslim history. Students of Islamic and Indian history, and those with a general interest in the region, will find it a valuable resource.
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petet jackson done it willy,,but unfurtunatly he leaved some historien of baraich hafiz rehmat khan,,ahmad khan,,kalkatta,,duhndy khan,, whom one also the founder of urassia state..now days these tribes lived in shahjehan puor(india)near to the border of nipal ..they people are most influnced on sub-countant history
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