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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (3): 570–587.
Published: 01 December 2017
...: Insights into the Narrative Tradition in Indian Art . Mumbai : Marg Publications , 1998 . Khan Pasha M. “ ‘Abd al-Nabi Fakhr al-Zamani and the Courtly Storytellers of Mughal India .” In Urdu and Indo-Persian Thought, Poetics, and Belles Lettres , edited by Korangy Alireza , 23 – 72...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 506–520.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Audrey Truschke This article presents the first in-depth textual analysis of the Razmnamah ( Book of War ), the Persian translation of the Mahabharata sponsored by the Mughal emperor Akbar in the late sixteenth century. I argue that the Razmnamah was a central literary work in the Mughal court...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 341–347.
Published: 01 August 2022
...-cultural relations between Jain ascetics and Mughal elites as its main subject. It is arguably the first Sanskrit text to focus specifically and exclusively on Mughal contexts. This literary and historiographical choice is all the more noteworthy because of the text's carefully delineated approach...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 96–116.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Jagjeet Lally Around the turn of the sixteenth century, in Mughal India, artists in the imperial atelier innovated the Mughal equestrian portrait, unique in Asian art although a fusion of Asian and European influences, and quickly ubiquitous as a compositional topos that was identifiably “Mughal...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 325–333.
Published: 01 August 2022
... Kalyanmalot sought death in 1577, we must address the larger issue of the changes wrought on the Rajput world by the expanding power of the Mughal empire, one of the main questions that Busch probed in her research. Vernacular texts composed at Rajput courts not only provide a valuable alternate perspective...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 356–361.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Sohini Sarah Pillai Abstract Inspired by Allison Busch's pioneering scholarship on Bhasha (Old Hindi) literature associated with the Mughal court, this article explores the manuscript history of a seventeenth-century Bhasha text that repeatedly praises the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb (r. 1658–1707...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 82–95.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Nathan Lee Marsh Tabor Abstract This article examines a posthumous literary gathering held at the grave of eighteenth-century Persian-language poet ‘Abd al-Qadir Bedil (1642–1720) in order to trace varying uses of a peculiar shrine space and its Persianate textual practices in late-Mughal Delhi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 381–387.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Dalpat Singh Rajpurohit Abstract Allison Busch's seminal work on the classical Hindi literature of Mughal India demonstrated how the composition of works of poetic theory ( ritigranth s) became a defining literary enterprise of vernacular court poets in the Mughal-Rajput milieu. Though firmly based...
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Published: 01 May 2019
Figure 2. Orange Line construction site, Lahore, adjacent to the seventeenth-century Mughal gateway Chauburji. Photograph by the author, February 2018. More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 345–346.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of Jadunath Sarkar and shows how Mughal history in his wake has had to abjure ideas and subjectivity as a result of this constitutive tension. Devji's comments follow up this point by looking at the way in which Sarkar's apparently biased and old-fashioned focus on character, and so religion and ideas...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 3–19.
Published: 01 August 2002
... of kingship of the nation, directed all the eyes of the land this idea of justice in India during the Delhi and Mughal sul- obediently toward him, put all the lands at his feet, and tanates, its availability for use by rulers or subjects...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (3): 549–569.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of Persian: Language in Mughal Politics .” Modern Asian Studies 32 , no. 2 ( 1998 ): 317 – 49 . Alam Muzaffar Subrahmanyam Sanjay “ The Deccan Frontier and Mughal Expansion, ca. 1600: Contemporary Perspectives .” Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient 47 , no. 3...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 310–329.
Published: 01 August 2018
.... The first section contains a historically specific discussion of wealth-in-people to situate Afro-Asians in the subcontinent. The second outlines two Mughal historians of the late eighteenth century who also remembered these Afro-Asian lineages in honorable ways. A third section outlines moments...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 348–355.
Published: 01 August 2022
... cultural semiotics” at work in borderland courts in eighteenth-century South Asia, loosely held within the crumbling edifice of Mughal Hindustan. Toward this end, the article uses its research findings to add fresh insights on the ongoing discussion on courtly culture in early eighteenth-century South Asia...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 335–337.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Anupama Rao This short essay introduces readers to Dipesh Chakrabarty's The Calling of History and the major concerns of the book: the institutionalization of history in a colonial society, Indian history's preoccupations with its Mughal past, and the central figures involved in propagating ideas...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 368–373.
Published: 01 August 2016
... role in the tragic history of the Mughal Empire's failed modernity. Murthy contends that we continue Chakrabarty's project and go further in understanding Sarkar's project through a structural analysis, which would also provide a comparative perspective. Toward the end of the essay, Murthy discusses...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 61–72.
Published: 01 August 2004
... between the information and the high Mughal period, one became a munshi, what at- knowledge regimes of the precolonial and colonial po- tributes were principally called for, and what the chief litical systems of South Asia was largely, though not educational demands were. The sources with which we...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1985) 5 (1): 8–18.
Published: 01 May 1985
... hereditary tenants who cultivated under a variety of crop- Accounts of pre-colonial India are dominated by the sharing arrangements. These tenants were of two kinds, Mughal empire with the result that the very different forms uuLakuuDii who were traditional village...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 515–527.
Published: 01 December 2009
... with the Mughal state, in Bhangu’s opinion, had left a lasting hostility between Sikhs and Muslims.2 His negative assessment of Bute Shah’s ability implicitly denied that a fair and accurate assessment of Sikh pasts could be assembled from Persian texts and Mughal records. Bhangu’s concerns about...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 23–31.
Published: 01 August 2004
... epics.6 reactionary Congress of Vienna (1814–15) did not ne- Looking at Mughal north India, Shantanu Phukan re- gotiate in Latin. But in South Asia, an effort at reviving cently proposed a demanding agenda: that “adamantly the old cosmopolitan language of Sanskrit was actually heteroglot” literary...