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Unformatted text preview: 9-23-09 HomeworkPg. 485-489I. Islamic dynastiesA. The emergence of the Safavid empire in Iran 1. Turkish-speaking warriors2. Shiism as a unifying forcea. Intolerant of other religious views3. Shah assumed role of a traditional Persian king4. Activist clergyB. The Delhi Sultanate and early Mughal empire1. Delhi sultanate avoided Mongol conquesta. Sultans patronized Muslim learning and culture 2. Delhi Sultanate succumbed to new Turkish invaders.a. Timur3. Collapse of Delhi Sultanate precipitated religious revivals. a. Sufism in Bengalb. Bhakti Hinduism c. Sikhism in Punjab4. Islamic Afghani forces conquered the Delhi Sultanate and created the Mughal dynasty in 1526. a. Babur P. 574-579I. Asia in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth CenturiesA. Transformations in Islam 1. The Safavid empire under assault a. The Safavid dynasty foundered in the eighteenth century for several reasons.1. weak rulers allowed chaos to emerge2. Afghan warriors attacked and invaded the empire2. The transformation of the Ottoman Empirea. When the territorial expansion of the empire slowed in the seventeenth century, intellectuals in the Ottoman Empire became concerned that the Empire was in decline.b. A succession of weak rulers created a sense of crisisc. The inflow of American silver into ottoman commercial networks destabilized the empire...
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2009 for the course UGC 112 taught by Professor Barry during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.
- Spring '08