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Title: Epigraphy of Muslim Bengal: Religious, Cultural and Historical Aspects of Arabic and Persian Inscriptions of West Bengal and Bangladesh, 1205-1707
Author: Siddiq, Mohammed
Publisher: Routledge/Taylor & Francis; Publication Date: 2005
Hardcover; ISBN: 9780415297820
Volumes: 1; Pages: 336
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No overall survey of the Muslim inscriptions in India has ever been attempted on this scale before. The book reveals the significance of epigraphy as a source for Islamic history and culture, and goes on to trace in fascinating detail the diffusion of Islam in Bengal from early merchants, to the mighty Mughals through to the British Raj; covering royalty to Sufis and Khanquahs.
Table of Contents
1. Islam in Bengal in the Light of Epigraphic Texts
2. Early Islamic Inscriptions
3. Inscriptions of the Sultanate Period
4. Later Islamic Inscriptions
5. Undated and Miscellaneous Inscriptions