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The Growth of Civilizations in India And Iran
The Growth of Civilizations in India And Iran

The Growth of Civilizations in India And Iran

by Irfan Habib

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Language

English

Publisher

Tulika

ISBN

8185229740 - Year: 2002 - Pages: 252

Binding

Paperback

Irfan Habib

Author: Irfan Habib
Publisher: Tulika
Year: 2002
Language: English
Pages: 252
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8185229740

Description

This volume originated in papers presented at a panel on the historical relationships between India and Iran, organized under the auspices of the Aligarh Historians Society at the 62nd session of the Indian History Congress, Bhopal, 2001.

In the natural process of the development of national histories, there is the recurring danger that one’s grasp of the past could become so insular that many large movements which could not be restricted to modern territorial boundaries might escape proper attention. The essays in the present volume are an effort to explore how much the growth of civilizations in India and Iran owes to what each of these countries has received from the other, and to bring out how much of their history we will miss if we overlook the heritage they share.

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

INTRODUCTION
A Shared Past IRFAN HABIB

India-Iran Contacts in Prehistory M K DHAVALIKAR

Glimpses of Indo-Iranian Connections in Earliest Times R S SHARMA

The Rgveda and the Avesta: A Study of their Religious Trajectories K M SHRIMALI

India, Greece and Iran: A Cultural Triangle U P ARORA

Technological Exchanges between India and Iran in Ancient and Medieval Times ISHRAT ALAM

The Mughal Empire and the Iranian Diaspora of the Sixteenth Century IQTIDAR ALAM KHAN

Iranian Ideological Influences at Akbar’s Court IQBAL HUSAIN

Iranian Influence of Medieval Indian Architecture SYED ALI NADEEM REZAVI

Persian and Mughal Painting: The Fundamental Relationship SOM PRAKASH VERMA

Sharing the Asiatic Mode? India and Iran Shireen Moosvi

Global Networks of Exchange, the India Trade and the Mercantile Economy of Safavid Iran NAJAF HAIDER

The Message of Iqbal in Persian and Urdu Poetry V N DATTA

Reflections on Cultural Encounters: India and Iran MUSHIRUL HASAN

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