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Hinduism and Islam: Medieval and Premodern Period
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This article examines the relations between Muslim culture and the Indian world, focusing primarily on the trends, intellectual approaches, and reactions in this regard that arose in the Muslim contexts of South Asia. It does not intend to provide an exhaustive overview of the topic, of which many important aspects have in fact hardly been studied, but is mainly concerned with …

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Speziale, Fabrizio, “Hinduism and Islam: Medieval and Premodern Period”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Editor-in-Chief Associate Editors Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 26 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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