Cities in Medieval India focuses on the significance of urbanization in medieval
India, by highlighting aspects of the rural-urban continuum and divide, power
assertion,spatialization, social segmentation, labour process, as well as
aspects of culture and human activity. By relating urbanization to issues such
as economic transformation, commercial dynamism, agricultural production,
ecology and environment, and the exercise of power and authority, the essays in
this volume discuss many facets of the medieval cities.