Perspectives on Mughal India: Rulers, Historians, 'Ulma and Sufis'

Perspectives on Mughal India: Rulers, Historians, 'Ulma and Sufis'

by Sajida Sultana Alvi



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195476439
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/29/2012
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Sajida Sultana Alvi is Professor of Indo-Islamic History and holder of Chair in Urdu Language and Culture at the Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Table of Contents

I. History and Historiography:

Islam in South Asia.
The Muslim Almanac: A Reference Work on the History, Faith, Culture, and Peoples of Islam, Azim Nanji, ed., (Gale Research Inc., 1995), 55-72.

"Mazhar-i Shahjahani and the Mughal Province of Sind: A Discourse on Political Ethics." Islam and Indian Regions, Texts, Beitrage zur Sudasienforschung Sudasien-Institut Universitat Heidelberg, 145, Anna.L. Dallapiccola & Stephanie Z. Lallemant, eds., (Franz Steiner Verlag Stuttgart, 1993), vol. 1, 239-258.

"Tariikh-i Husayniyah: An Unknown Source for the History of Awadh." Der Islam. Hamburg, West Germany, 58, 1(1981): 136-146.

"The Historians of Awangzeb: A Comparative Study of Three Primary Sources." Essays on Islamic Civilization Presented to Niyazi Berkes, D.P. Little, ed., (Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1976), 57-73.

II. Islam, Sufism, Islamic Resurgence and Revitalization:

"Islamic Renewal and Reform in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century-Northern India: Discourses of the Naqshbandi-Mujaddidis in their Sociopolitcal context" (Unpublished, 30 pages single space)

The Naqshbandi-Mujaddidi Sufi Order's Ascendancy in Central Asia Through the Eyes of its Masters and Disciples (1010s-1200s/1600s-1800s), Reason and Inspiration in Islam: Essays in Honour of Hermann Landolt, Todd Lawson, ed., (London: B. Tauris, 2005), 418-431.

"The Mujaddid and Tajdid Traditions in the Indian Subcontinent: An Historical Overview." Journal of Turkish Studies (Schimmel Festschrift), Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 18 (1994): 1-15.
"Qazi Sana'-Allah Panipati, An Eighteenth-Century Indian Sufi-'Alim: A Study of His Writings in Their Sociopolitical Context." Islamic Studies Presented to Charles J. Adams, W. Hallaq & D. Little, eds., (Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1991), 11-25.

III. Religion and Politics, Sufis and Sunni 'Ulama's Discourses on Shi'ism

"Religion and State during the Reign of Mughal Emperor Jahangir (1605-27): Nonjuristical Perspectives." Studia Islamica, Paris, France, 69(1989): 95-119.

"Shi'ism in India during Jahangir's Reign: Some Reflections." Journal of the Pakistan Historical Society. Karachi, Pakistan, 27, 1(1979): 39-65.

"Sufi and Sunni 'Ulama's Discourses on Shi'ism in Eighteenth Century - The Century of Intellectual and Spiritual Resurgence and Renewal." (Unpublished, 25 pages).

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