The Making of Indo-Persian Culture: Indian and French Studies
- Year :2000
- Pages :470
- Price :875Rs
- ISBN :81-7304-210-1
- Editor :Manohar CSH
The second part of the book on ‘Religious Traditions’ is devoted to this Sufi dimension. It contains four papers which cover diverse aspects of Indian Sufism from its formative phase down to its recent developments. The third part on ‘Painting’ contains three papers on the formative phase of Mughal painting and book-illustration, with examples of Mughal narratives and illustrated Persian manuscripts from the Deccan.
Two papers on ‘Music’ examine the contribution of Indo-Persian texts to the history of art-music in the Sultanate of Gujarat and at the Awadh Court.The five articles in the fifth and final part of the volume on ‘Literature, Historiography and Archives’, analyse some Indo-Persian texts, survey sources and also endeavor to examine issues relating to Persian literary culture in India. The present volume highlights the emerging trends representative of current Indo-Persian studies in India and abroad and underlines the richness and the vitality of this field of research.