In Kashmir, architecture acquired new dimensions and possibilities as a result of the syncretism this region provided. Hakim Sameer Hamdani's new book traces the historical identity of Kashmir within the context of Islamic religious architecture between the early 14th and mid-18 centuries.
When the Mughals were the preeminent power in the subcontinent, a wide array of migrants known as ‘firangis’ made India their home. Jonathan Gil Harris tells the gripping accounts of these foreigners who were healers, soldiers, artists, ascetics, pirates and courtesans.
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