ISLA 420 Indo-Islamic Civilization: Medieval (3 credits)

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Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)


Islamic Studies : The rise of Islam in South Asia in the 8th Century and its subsequent expansion; evolution of Indo-Islamic civilization and its apogee during Mughal rule up to 1707. Themes include state and religion; ruling institutions; political theory, Sufism and the process of conversion, as well as the formation of a composite culture.

Terms: Winter 2013

Instructors: Prashant Keshavmurthy (Winter)

  • Winter

  • Prerequisite: ISLA 200 or permission of instructor.