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Religious Interactions in Mughal India

Vasudha Dalmia and Munis D. Faruqui


Popular knowledge generally operates with the notion that ‘Hindu’ and ‘Muslim’ as polarized religious identities have existed from the moment Muslims entered northern India in the eleventh century. The chapters for this volume interrogate this idea. They focus on Islamicate traditions in their interaction with coterminous Hindu ones in the three centuries between 1500 and 1800—thereby presenting a panoramic view of religious interactions during the period broadly regarded as Mughal. They examine a wide tableau of sites and modes of interchanges, allowing the texts to speak in their own languag ... More

Keywords: Hindu, Muslim, Islamicate traditions, Hindu–Muslim relations, Mughal, religious identities, religious interactions, clash of civilizations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780198081678
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081678.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Vasudha Dalmia, editor
Yale University, Chandrika and Ranjan Tandon Professor, Hindu Studies, Department of Religious Studies

Munis D. Faruqui, editor
University of California, Berkeley, Associate Professor, Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies

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