Presents a consolidated timeline of medieval India by taking into account the period that marked the end of ancient India, and focusing on the importance of the transitory centuries when Delhi had begun to surface as the new power center, triggering prominent trends in thought and institutions. This book analyzes the nature of social forces, complexity of causation and the interdependence of change and continuity in the light of the crucial transition from ancient to early medieval India, with the emergence of the Delhi Sultanate and the Vijayanagar-Bahmani kingdoms. Proceeding to detail the most effervescent period in Indian history – the era of the great Mughals – the text provides an insight into the ideological-philosophical basis of the times.
This book covers sources of information about Sindh, Muslim conquests, Slave and Khilkji Dynasty, Tughluqs, and Sayyid Dynasty, Delhi Sultanates, Bahamani Kingdom, Vijayanagar Empire, Socio-Religious and economic conditions, Bhakti & Sufism in History of Medieval India. This book is useful for BA, MA, Students of History of all Indian Universityes and other competitive examinations like PCS and IAS.