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Essays on Islam and Indian History
     

Essays on Islam and Indian History

by Richard Maxwell Eaton
 

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Spanning some twenty-five years of research and writing, the essays in this volume fall into two categories: historiography and Indo-Islamic civilization. The former deals with how historians structure and answer the questions they choose to ask of the past, the latter covers case studies of particular historical communities in India.

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Spanning some twenty-five years of research and writing, the essays in this volume fall into two categories: historiography and Indo-Islamic civilization. The former deals with how historians structure and answer the questions they choose to ask of the past, the latter covers case studies of particular historical communities in India.

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"Eaton writes...with commendable scholarly objectivity and clarity about his subject...He displays a wide acquaintance with the newer scholarship on the origins and early history of Islam in Arabia and in the adjacent Fertile Crescent."—Studies in Contemporary Islam

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ISBN-13:
9780195651140
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/01/1901
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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University of Arizona

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