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History of Bangladesh: Sultanate and Mughal Periods (c. 1200 to 1800 CE) (In 2 Volumes)

Abdul Momin Chowdhury (Editor)

Volume1: Political History. Volume 2: Society Economy Culture


This groundbreaking 2 volume set extensively cover History, Epigraphy, Coins, Architecture, Art, Religion, Politics of bangladesh during Sultanate and Mughal Periods (c. 1200 to 1800 CE).


Contents: Vol. 1: Political History: Preface. Introduction. 1. Historical geography: expansion of Muslim rule/M. Delwar Hussain. 2. Trends of historiography. 3. Recently discovered epigraphic and numismatic sources. 4. Foundation of the Sultanate: Bakhtiyar Khalji/Abdul Momin Chowdhury. 5. Bengal Sultanate: the initial phase/A K M Shahnawaz. 6. Bengal and the Delhi Sultanate/A K M Shahnawaz. 7. Circumstances leading to the independence of Bengal/M. Delwar Hussain. 8. Fakhruddin Mubarak Shah/Muazzam Hussain Khan. 9. Shamsuddin Hyas Shan and his successors/ABM Shamsuddin Ahmed. 10. House of Raja Ganesha/A K M Shahnawaz. 11. Later Hyas Shahi Rulers/Sahidul Hasan. 12. The Habshi rule/AKM Khademul Haque. 13. Husain Shahi rule/Momtazur Rahman Tarafdar. 14. Sher Shah and his successors/Abdus Sayeed. 15. The Karranis/ ABM Shamsuddin Ahmed. 16. The Mughal conquest/A K M Shahnawaz and Hosne Ara Parveen. 17. The Bara-Bhuiyans/A A Sheikh Md. Asrarul Hoque Chisti. 18. The Mughal Subahdars/Abdul Momin Chowdhury and Sahidul Hasan. 19. Murshid Quli Khan and the Nawabs of Bengal/K M Mohsin. 20. The Naib-Nazims/Firoz Mahmud. 21. Administration: Sultanate and Mughal/Md. Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan. 22. Political and Cultural Centres. 23. The Europeans in Bengal. Bibliography. Abbreviations. Index.


Vol. 2: Society Economy Culture: Society: 1. Society and social stratification/Md Osman Ghani. 2. Social condition (1600-1800 C.E)/Mohammad Shah. 3. The aristocracy in Nababi Bengal/Mohammad Siddiqur Rahman Khan. 4. Dress and Muslim identity (1300-1600 CE)/Labiba Ali. 5. Sultans and their non-Muslim subjects/Abdul Karim. Economy: 6. Medieval agriculture: an archaeobotanical study/Mizanur Rahman. 7. Coins and coinage system/Sutapa Sinha. 8. The transition from ancient to medieval in Bengal’s monetary realms/John S. Deyell. 9. Crafts and economy: Bengal sultanate/Syed Ejaz Hussain. 10. Crafts and technology/A T M Shamsuzzoha. 11. The Golden Bengal Hypothesis: Facts and fiction/Akbar Ali Khan. 12. Partition in Bengal. 13. Aspects of inter-religious relations/Muhammed Shah Noorur Rahman. 14. Vernacular religious movements/Frank J. Korom. 15. Sufism in Bengal. 16. Caitanya and the Foundation of Gaudiya Vaisnavism/Tony K. Stewart. 17. The Bauls/Anwarul Karim. 18. Development of Bangla literature/Maniruzzaman. 19. Education/Rachana Chakraborty. 20. Urbanization process and planning/Md. Akhtaruzzaman. 21. Art and architecture. Bibliography. Abbreviations. Index.

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Abdul Momin Chowdhury

Abdul Momin Chouwdhary studied at the University fo Dhaka (1956-1960) and the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (1962-1965). He taught at the University of Dhaka (1960-2005) and retitred as Professor of History. He spent an academic year (2013-2014) at the Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.S., as a visiting scholar with a Senior Fulbright Fellowship. In 2014 he was made a Fellow od teh Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. His Dynastic History of Bengal c. 750-1200 A.D. (Dhaka, 1967) was acclaimed as an authentic work for the period covered. Among his other publications mention may be made of Bangladeser Itihas (Dhaka, 1973) and Pracin Banglar Itihas O Sanskrit (Dhaka, 2002). He has a number of contributions to edited volumes, and himself edited many volumes including Bangladesh in the Threshold of Twenty First Centuary (Dhaka, 2004), A Revered Offering to Nalini Kanta Bhattasali, A Versatile Scholar (Dhaka, 2016).

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Title History of Bangladesh: Sultanate and Mughal Periods (c. 1200 to 1800 CE) (In 2 Volumes)
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.10.2020
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789843445230