Shivaji: Hindu King in Islamic India

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Oxford University Press, 2003 - HISTORY - 127 pages
Shivaji was a 17th-century hero in western India. His legend expresses deeply held convictions about what Hinduism is, and its relation to Islam. James Laine traces the Shivaji legend and examines its meaning with regard to Islamic/Hindu relations from the 17th century to the present day.

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James Laine'n mother once came to India,
Met my grandfather, had some quality time together, then James born,
Maharashtra peoples make jokes about his mother and my grandfather, as my grandfather is biological father of James Laine.

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