==DSAL, the Digital South Asia Library-- a superb resource center that has put many books and images online: [site]

==The Internet Sourcebook on Islam-- helpful, reliable textual materials and sources, conveniently presented: [site]

==University of California Press online texts-- a number of extremely useful books, all available in their entirety online: [site]

==University of Pennsylvania online book catalogue-- a comprehensive inventory of online books about Islam: [site]. Also, their online book catalogue for Asian history contains many useful texts: [site]

NOTE: Many relevant PRIMARY SOURCE texts are listed under the *LITERATURE* rubric and are NOT repeated here.

=Bacon, Thomas, and Meadows Taylor, Lives of the Moghul Emperors (London, 1840): [site]

=Beale, Thomas William, et al., The Oriental Biographical Dictionary (1881): [site]

=Biddulph, John, The Pirates of Malabar, and an Englishwoman in India Two Hundred Years Ago (1907): [on this site]

=Browne, Edward Granville, A Year Amongst the Persians: Impressions as to the Life, Character, and Thought of the People of Persia (1893): [site]

=Burckhardt, John Lewis (1784-1817), Travels in Arabia; comprehending an account of those territories in Hedjaz which the Mohammedans regard as sacred: [site]

=Burslem, Rollo Gillespie, A Peep Into Turkisthhan, 1846; about Afghanistan: [site]

=Burton, Sir Richard (1821-90), Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah (ed. of 1893): [vol. 1]; [vol. 2]

=Celik, Zeynep, Displaying the Orient: Architecture of Islam at Nineteenth-Century World's Fairs (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992). Mostly for general background, with some fascinating illustrations: [site]

=Chancy, Marla Karen, In The Company's Secret Service: Neil Benjamin Edmonstone and the First Indian Imperialists, 1780-1820 (Florida State Univ., Ph.D. diss., 2003: [site]

=Cerágh Ali, Moulavi, A Critical Exposition of the Popular 'Jihád' Showing that all the Wars of Mohammad Were Defensive; and that Aggressive War, or Compulsory Conversion, is not Allowed in The Koran (1885); [site]; this work is dedicated to Sir Sayyid Ahmad Khan

=Cole, J. R. I., Roots of North Indian Shi'ism in Iran and Iraq: Religion and State in Awadh, 1722-1859 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988): [site]

=Cooper, Frederic Henry, The Handbook for Delhi (1865): [site]

=Crooke, William, The North-western provinces of India: Their History, Ethnology, and Administration (1897): [site]

=Dale, Stephen Frederick, The Garden of the Eight Paradises: Babur and the Culture of Empire in Central Asia, Afghanistan... (Brill, 2004): [site]

=Dupree, Nancy Hatch, An Historical Guide to Afghanistan (Kabul, 1977): [site]

=Eaton, Richard M., The Rise of Islam and the Bengal Frontier, 1204-1760 (Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1993): [site]

=Edwards, David B., Before Taliban: Genealogies of the Afghan Jihad (Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 2002): [site]

=Edwards, David B., Heroes of the Age: Moral Fault Lines on the Afghan Frontier (Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1996): [site]

=H. M. ELLIOT and JOHN DOWSON, The History of India, as Told by Its Own Historians: the Muhammadan Period (London, 1867-77): [site] (Packard). An extremely influential anthology of excerpts, explicitly designed to demonstrate the superiority of British colonial rulers over their predecessors.

=H. M. Elliot and John Beames, Memoirs on the History, Folk-lore, and Distribution of the Races of the North Western Provinces of India (London: Trubner, 1869): [site (vol. 1 of 2)] (with a glossary of regional terms, H/U, starting on p. 225)

=Erskine, William, A History of India Under the Two First Sovereigns of the House of Taimur, Báber and Humáyun, vol 2 (1854): [site]

=Farquhar, J. N., Modern Religious Movements in India (New York: Macmillan, 1915): [site]

=Fisher, Michael H., trans. The Travels of Dean Mahomet: An Eighteenth-Century Journey Through India (Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1997): [site]

=Freitag, Sandria B., ed., Culture and Power in Banaras: Community, Performance, and Environment, 1800-1980 (Berkeley : University of California Press, 1989): [site]

=Frontline 14, 16 (Aug. 9-22, 1997): India Independent-- 50 Years. A special issue full of very significant articles: [site]

=Garbe, Richard von (1857-1927), Akbar, Emperor of India: A Picture of Life and Customs from the Sixteenth Century, trans. by Lydia G. Robinson (1909): [site]

=Hamilton, Walter, The East India Gazetteer [of India and Southeast Asia], London, 1828 (vol. 2 of 2): [site]

=Havell, E. B. (1861-1934), A Handbook to Agra and the Taj, Sikandra, Fatehpur-Sikri and the Neighbourhood (1904): [on this site]

=Hodgson, Marshall, The Venture of Islam: Conscience and History in a World Civilization (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1974). Online through the ACLS History E-Book Project; access must be arranged: [vol. 1], "The Classical Age of Islam"; [vol. 2], "The Expansion of Islam in the Middle Periods"; [vol. 3], "The Gunpowder Empires and Modern Times."

=Holdsworth, A. H., Campaign of the Indus: in a Series of Letters from an Officer of the Bombay Division (1838-40): [on this site]

=Hunter, William W., The Indian Musalmans: are they bound in conscience to rebel against the Queen? (1871): [site]

=Ikram, S. M. Muslim Civilization in India. Ainslie T. Embree, ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 1964): [on this site]

=The Imperial Gazetteer of India, W. W. Hunter; London: Trubner, 1885. Vol 2, Balasor to Biramganta: [site]; Vol 10, Multan to Palhalli: [site]

=The Imperial Gazetteer of India. W. W. Hunter, J. S. Cotton, R. Burn, and W. S. Meyer, eds. New edition, published under the authority of His Majesty's secretary of state for India in council. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1908-1931 [v. 1, 1909]. It has relevant research material of all kinds: [site]

=Iqbal, Sir Muhammad, The Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam (1930) (London: Oxford University Press, 1934); here presented with annotations by a later editor: [site]. More on Iqbal: [on this site]

=Ja'far Sharif, Qanoon-e-Islam: Or the Customs of the Musalmans of India, trans. G. A. Herklots, 1832: [site]

=Johnston, James, Abstract and Analysis of the Report of the Indian Education Commission (London: Hamilton, Adams, 1884): [site]

=Jones, Kenneth W., ed., Religious Controversy in British India: Dialogues in South Asian Languages (Albany: SUNY Press, 1992). NetLibrary access must be arranged; CU people enter here: [site]

=Keene, Henry George, Fall of the Moghul Empire of Hindustan (London: Oxford University Press, 1887): a free public book on NetLibrary [site]; also through Project Gutenberg [site]

=Keene, Henry George, History of India from the Earliest Times to the End of the Nineteenth Century (Berkeley: Univ. of California, 1906): [site]

=Knighton, William, Elihu Jan's Story, or, the Private Life of an Eastern Queen (The life of Janáb Aulia, wife of Amjad 'Ali, and mother of Wajid 'Ali, king of Oudh, as told by one of her attendants), London, 1865: [site]

=Malkani, K. R., The Sindh Story (New Delhi: Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd., 1984): [site]. This RSS author dislikes (most) Muslims but loves (almost all) Sindhis, which makes for a lively narrative.

=Messick, Brinkley. The Calligraphic State: Textual Domination and History in a Muslim Society (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993). About Yemen, but with much relevant general information: [site]

=Metcalf, Barbara Daly, ed. Making Muslim Space in North America and Europe (Berkeley : University of California Press, 1996). Includes much material about South Asian Muslim immigrants: [site]

=Mrs. Meer Hassan Ali, Observations on the Mussulmauns of India, Descriptive of their Manners, Customs, Habits, and Religious Opinions, made during a Twelve Years' Residence in their Immediate Society (1832). Edited by W. Crooke (1917): [on this site]

=Munir Report: "Report of the Court of Inquiry constituted under Punjab Act II of 1954 to enquire into the Punjab Disturbances of 1953" [on attacks on Ahmadiyyas in Pakistan]: excerpts concerning an "Islamic State": [on this site]; the whole report: [site]

=MUTINY of 1857: a collection of sources: [on this site]

=Nasr, Seyyed Vali Reza. The Vanguard of the Islamic Revolution: The Jama'at-i Islami of Pakistan (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994): [site]

=Nawab Jiwan Yar Bahadur, trans., My Life: being the autobiography of Nawab Server-ul-Mulk Bahadur (London, n.d.): [site]; good source on Delhi, mid-1800's, and Hyderabad, 1870's-80's.

=Nicholson, R. A. Studies in Islamic Mysticism (1921): [site]

=Owen, Sidney James. India on the Eve of British Conquest: A Historical Sketch (1872): [site]

=Pollock, Sheldon, ed., Forms of Knowledge in Early-modern South Asia. A special issue of "Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East," 24,2 (2004): [site]

=Reynolds, Dwight F., ed. Interpreting the Self: Autobiography in the Arabic Literary Tradition (Berkeley:  University of California Press, 2001). Provides some very helpful background information: [site]

=Roy, Beth. Some Trouble with Cows: Making Sense of Social Conflict (Berkeley : University of California Press, 1994). Hindu-Muslim religious and cultural politics in a village in Bangladesh: [site]

=Sahih Bukhari. One of the greatest early authoritative hadith collections, recording the sayings and doings of the Prophet. Trans. by M. Mohsin Khan: [site]

=Schimmel, Annemarie. Islam: An Introduction (Albany: SUNY Press, 1992): NetLibrary access must be arranged; CU people enter here: [site]

=Schimmel, Annemarie. Islam in the Indian Subcontinent (Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1980):   NetLibrary access must be arranged; CU people enter here: [site]

=Sell, Edward. The Faith of Islam (1880): [site]

=Sewell, Robert. A Forgotten Empire: Vijayanagar; A Contribution to the History of India (London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1900). Translation of a Portuguese chronicle; a Project Gutenberg book: [site]; another version: [site]

=Sharif, M. M., ed. A History of Muslim Philosophy. Published by the Pakistan Philosophical Congress,  2 vols, 1961; many good basic essays by well-known scholars: [site]

=Sidi Ali Reis, Mirat ul-Memalik (1557), including travels to Gujarat, Sind, and Humayun's court, trans. from the Turkish by A. Vambery, 1899: [on this site]

=Sila-Khan, Dominique, Crossing the Threshold: Understanding Religious Identities in South Asia (London: I.B. Taurus, 2005): [site]

=Sleeman, William (1788-1856), Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official (1844): [site]

=Sleeman, William (1788-1856), A Journey through the Kingdom of Oude (1858), vols. 1 and 2: [site]; an excerpt, about sexual and dynastic politics in Avadh in the 1830's: [on this site]

=Smith, Wilfred Cantwell, Pakistan as an Islamic State (Lahore, 1951): [on this site]

=Statistical Abstracts...1840-1920, Great Britain, India Office (for relevant statistics): [site]

=Wright, Thomas, The Life of Sir Richard Burton (1906): [site]; with illustrations: [site]

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