SBAS NO. 10. Historical and Cultural Aspects of the Islamic Inscriptions of Bengal: A Reflection on Some New Epigraphic Discoveries
SBAS NO. 10. Historical and Cultural Aspects of the Islamic Inscriptions of Bengal: A Reflection on Some New Epigraphic Discoveries, Mohammad Yusuf Siddiq, 2009; Size: 11.5" x 9" pp. 310; plates 194, Map 4; Bibliography; Index; ISBN 978-984-33-0344-8; Tk. 2000/US $ 45.
The early history of the consolidation of Islamic civilization in Bengal is somewhat shrouded in mystery. The book seeks to analyze the early diffusion of Islamic culture in Bengal using substantially rich and hitherto untapped Arabic and Persian inscriptions scattered all over the region. In addition to deciphering and editing epigraphic texts, their historical contents have been analyzed in detail. The history of religious transformation in the region has been discussed at length. An important addition to the study of epigraphy.