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A Book of Conquest

The Chachnama and Muslim Origins in South Asia

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$49.00 • £42.95 • €44.95

ISBN 9780674660113

Publication Date: 09/19/2016

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272 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

8 halftones, 1 map

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  • List of Illustrations*
  • Note on Transliteration and Translation
  • Introduction
  • 1. Frontier with the House of Gold
  • 2. A Foundation for History
  • 3. Dear Son, What Is the Matter with You?
  • 4. A Demon with Ruby Eyes
  • 5. The Half Smile
  • 6. A Conquest of Pasts
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Works Cited
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • * Illustrations
    • Map of the regions of Sind, Gujarat, and Arabia
    • List of sacral sites in Uch
    • Letter writer
    • Grave of Rai Tulsi Das
    • A Hindu grave
    • Purported graves of Arab soldiers who came to Sind with Muhammad bin Qasim
    • The well of Baba Farid
    • Tomb of Bibi Jawindi
    • Graves of the Prophet’s Companions

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