A new book explores a premodern idea of the Indian subcontinent as a home for members of all religious traditions: the vision of Hindustan developed by the seventeenth-century historian Firishta, a Persian-speaking Muslim. His perspective was neglected and distorted by colonial-era historians who contributed to a Hindu-centric idea of India.
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Book Review| April 01 2021
Recovering Hindustan and India
Current History (2021) 120 (825): 162–164.
Audrey Truschke; Recovering Hindustan and India. Current History 1 April 2021; 120 (825): 162–164. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2021.120.825.162
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