Table of contents for Somanatha : the many voices of a history / Romila Thapar.

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Preliminaries vii
Preface xvii
Acknowledgements xx
1 The Context 1
2 The Setting 17
3 The Turko?Persian Narratives 36
4 Sanskrit Inscriptions from Somanatha 73
and its Vicinity
5 Biographies, Chronicles and Epics 101
6 The Perceptions of Yet Others 140
7 Colonial Interpretations and Nationalist Reactions 163
8 Constructing Memory, Writing Histories 195
Maps 226
Bibliography 229
Index 243
Contents

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

India -- History -- 1000-1526 -- Sources.
Somanatha Temple (Somnath, India) -- History -- Sources.
India -- History -- 1000-1526 -- Historiography.
Mahmud, Sultan of Ghazni, 971-1030.