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Fat'h al-Mubin : a contemporary account of the Portuguese invasion on Malbar in Arabic verse; edited and translated into English / Qadi Muhammad.

By: Muhammad, Khāḷi.
Contributor(s): Muhammad, Khāḷi | Muhammad, Khāḷi.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookISBN: 9789380081175.Subject(s): Portuguese -- India -- Kerala -- History -- Poetry | Islam -- India -- Kerala -- History -- Poetry | Historical poetry, Arabic | Historical poetry, Arabic -- Translations into EnglishSummary: A narrative in verse about the Portuguese invasion of Malabar, Fat'h al Mubin follows the way paved by the authors relative Sheikh Zainuddin in Tuhfat al Mujahidin. An eye witness account of the colonial rampage, the book is more a report than history; though it ends on a positive, optimistic note. With the destruction by the Mappila forces of the Chaliyam fort, the narrative ends, saying that resolution of a people always breaks open (Mubin) the doors of victory (Fat'h).
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A narrative in verse about the Portuguese invasion of Malabar, Fat'h al Mubin follows the way paved by the authors relative Sheikh Zainuddin in Tuhfat al Mujahidin. An eye witness account of the colonial rampage, the book is more a report than history; though it ends on a positive, optimistic note. With the destruction by the Mappila forces of the Chaliyam fort, the narrative ends, saying that resolution of a people always breaks open (Mubin) the doors of victory (Fat'h).

English; includes orginal text in Arabic with translation in English.

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