Sufism, Culture, and Politics

Afghans and Islam in Medieval North India
Author(s): 
Aquil, Raziuddin
ISBN: 
9780198069157
Date published: 
December 2012
Paperback
Price: 
£11.99

This book on the political history of north India under Afghan rulers during the fifteenth-sixteenth centuries focuses on interconnections between religion and politics. It highlights the role of Sufism in the Afghan state formation and its contributions to religious syncretism and cultural synthesis.