Kashur The Kashmiri Speaking People
Kashur the Kashmiri Speaking People is the story of a small linguistic group of people numbering less than ten million in all. In this book, an effort has been made to study the history of this small linguistic group who originated in one of the most beautiful and the largest valley in the Himalayas; known by the name of Kasheer to the locals and Kashmir to the rest of the world. This book deals with these dwellers of Kashmir, their origin, their moments of glory and downfall, their religious compulsions, their adjustments and travails, their social order and the changes that have taken place in their lives down the ages; their habits, customs, festivals, character, culture and migrations. During their march over a period of six millennia's of their history these people experienced many an ups and downs. In the moments of glory they achieved eminence in every field. This book details the history of these people known for, their spiritual and religious codes that helped them to evolve new philosophies their literary genius, in every field of literature right from the days of antiquity; who have produced a huge list of literati and that list finds place in this book.
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Kashur the Kashmiri Speaking People: Analytical Perspective
Mohini Qasba Raina
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