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Military Technology and Warfare in the Sultanate of Delhi (1206-1398 A.D.)

Ali Athar (Author)
Synopsis This book examines the military factors responsible for the complete subjugation of Northern Indian by the Ghorids within ten years after the victory at Tarain (1192) which led to the establishment of the Delhi Sultanate. This work also analysis the intricacies involved in the consolidation, expansion and defence of the Sultanate’s Frontier. The analysis of the emergence of a new military system imbibing Central Asian and Indian Traditions, development in military technology, war strategies and utilization of garrisons and forts for effective military supremacy which has been advanced here will be of interest to historians of Medieval India.
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About the author

Ali Athar

Ali Athar is the former Chairman and Coordinator of the Centre of Advanced Study, Department of History, Aligarh Muslim University. His contribution to the field of military history has been acknowledged in the Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization; Themes in Indian History; and Warfare and History. He has also been extensively cited by authors on the history of warfare. He is also the former Coordinator of the Musa Dakri Museum of Aligarh Muslim University and has published Military Technology and Warfare in the Sultanate of Delhi (2006), Reinterpreting History of the Delhi Sultanate (2014), and History on Stones: Inscriptions of Aligarh Muslim University (2017) and Exploring Medieval India Through Persian Sources (2020)

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Bibliographic information

Title Military Technology and Warfare in the Sultanate of Delhi (1206-1398 A.D.)
Author Ali Athar
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2006
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8188086436
length xiv+146p., Figures; Maps; References; Bibliography; Index; 25cm.
Subjects History