Baptiste, Fitzroy A.; McLeod, John; Robbins, Kenneth X.
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Africans in Medieval Deccan
Robbins, Kenneth, X; McLeod, John
African Elites in India: Habshi Amarat
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Traces the presence of Africans in prominent roles in the sultanates of Bahmani, Bijapur, Golconda and Ahmadnagar in Deccan between the 15th and 17th centuries. Notes that the importance of Africans is indicated by their appearance in many kinds of paintings. Includes illustrations of some of the paintings.