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Published by Firma KLM in Calcutta .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Bengal (India),
  • India,
  • Bengal.

Subjects:

  • Inscriptions -- India -- Bengal.,
  • Bengal (India) -- Social life and customs.,
  • Bengal (India) -- Religion.

Book details:

About the Edition

Covers the period from 4th to 13th century.

Edition Notes

Other titlesSocial & religious aspects in Bengal inscriptions.
StatementRatikanta Tripathi.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS485.B44 T74 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxv, 256 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2512950M
LC Control Number87905104

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(English translation of the title of this Arabic book: An Epigraphic Journey through Muslim Bengal: Historical and Cultural Aspects of Islamic Inscriptions of Bangladesh and West Bengal) by Mohammad Yusuf Siddiq Damascus, Syria: Dar al-Fikr, , Pp. The Islamic world has a rich legacy of historical inscriptions ranging from.   Minorities and the State discusses the plight of two numerically significant religious minority groups: Hindus in Bangladesh and Muslims in West Bengal, India. The political vicissitudes in India and Bangladesh have stirred up questions relating to citizenship, nationality, and identity. In this volume, academics from India, Bangladesh, and Japan examine the formation of minority identity at. Finally, it gives us some insights into the early history of Samataṭa, a subregion of Bengal on its eastern fringe, as it includes a copy of the grant of an earlier king named Nāthacandra. In this article, I will present an edition of the inscription and discuss some historical aspects revealed by Cited by: 2. Social Life during the Pala Period. Religious toleration and simple living were the characteristics of social life during the Pala period. The long reign of the Palas formed a glorious period in the history of ancient Bengal. The dynasty had ruled for about four hundred years, a .