Mohammad Ishaq Khan is Professor of History at the University of Kashmir. Formerly the Leverhulme Senior Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences and Dean Academics at Kashmir University, he is presently working on a Biographical Dictionary of Sufism in South Asia. He is the author of History of Srinagar, 1846-1947: A Study in Socio-Cultural Change; Perspectives on Kashmir: Historical Dimensions; Experiencing Islam and numerous research articles published in learned journals of international repute.
"Important monograph...well researched." Journal os islamic studies. Oxford. "A highly academic and scholarly piece of extensive research." The hindustan times. "A great addition to theliterature on Kashmir... indispensable for all libraries and those who want to know the real spirit of Kashmir." The muslim, Islamabad. "An attempt at promoting a better understandingof Islam together with its inherent social values." The Telegraph.