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Title: The Sultanate of Jaunpur
Author: Saeed, M. M.
Awarding Body: SOAS University of London
Current Institution: SOAS, University of London
Date of Award: 1965
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CHAPTER I. THE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF THE SHABQI SULTANATE. In this chapter the factors which contributed to the disintegration of the Sultanate of Dehli, dislocated the provinces and finally helped the provincial governors to establish their independence have been surveyed. CHAPTER II. THE RISE OF THE SULTANATE. Section (A) deals with the career of Sultan ush-Sharq Malik Sarwar, who founded the Sultanate of Jaunpur. After the death of Firuz, he became wazir of the Sultanate successively under Sikandar, Nusrat, Muhammad and Mahmud, He was appointed governor of Zafarabad and Jaunpur in 1394, where he declared his independence and ruled up to 1399. Section (B) deals with the short reign of Sultan Mubarak Shah Sharql, the adopted son of Sultan ush-Sharq. CHAPTER III. THE SULTANATE IN ITS GLORY. It covers the reign of Sultan Ibrahim Shah Sharqi Who gloriously ruled for forty years, i.e. 1401-40. CHAPTER IV. THE SULTANATE IN ITS GLORY. (Concluded). Bection (A) deals with the reign of Sultan Mahmud Shah Sharqi (1440-57). Section (B) deals with the short tyrannical reign of Sultan Muhammad Shah Sharqi (1457-58). CHAPTER V. THE DECLINE OF THE SULTANATE. It covers the reign of Sultan Husain Shah Sharq who ruled in Jaunpur from 1458 to 1483 and in Bihar from 1483 to 1495 and died in 1505 at Colgong where he had taken refuge with Husain Shah Bengali. CHAPTER VI. SHARQI ARCHITECTURE. It consists of six sections. There are: (1) The Origin of Zafarabad and Jaunpur; (2) The Masjids; (3) the Forts; (4) The Palaces of Sharqi Kings and Queens; (5) The Tombs and Shrines; (6) Irrigation and Public Works.
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