The medieval Deccan

Print edition : December 20, 2019

The dargah of Khwaja Hazrat Bandenawaz in Gulbarga. Photo: Mohammed Ayazuddin Patel

Gateway of the Bidar fort, built by Ahmad Shah Wali Bahman. Photo: Mohammed Ayazuddin Patel

Gol Gumbaz, the mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah, Sultan of Bijapur. Photo: Mohammed Ayazuddin Patel

A reading of three books throws light on the culture and politics of the Persianate world of the medieval Deccan.
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