The State in Medieval Kashmir

The State in Medieval Kashmir

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Author: R L Hangloo
Publisher: Manohar
Year: 2000
Language: English
Pages: 150
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8173042519


A lucid, informative and comprehensive account of political processes and their varied foundations in Medieval Kashmir.

Based on Sanskrit, Persian and other sources on the history of the region Prof. Hangloo examines some of the principal ways through which the regions social and religious life interacted with the then current political formations to produce peculiar structure of power and domination.

The book also analyses in detail problems that the medieval state faced in Kashmir while evolving its ideological apparatus and legitimational tools.


Prof. Rattan Lal Hangloo is a Professor in the department of History at Hyderabad Central University.




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