The Language of History

31 January 2021

The Language of History

Sanskrit Narratives of Muslim Pasts

Audrey Truschke

This book explores Sanskrit texts dating from the 1190s to 1721, examining their perspectives on Indo-Muslim rule and the Deccan sultanates, and perceptions about Muslim political figures. Audrey Truschke argues that these histories are critical to studies of Indo-Persian political history and Sanskrit literature and culture.

Penguin Random House India, Rs 699, 408 pages