The story of Kashmir during five centuries of Muslim rule is of great and absorbing interest .Even after the establishment of Muslim rule in the valley and the introduction of Islam .the Kashmir continued to manifest singular tenderness for their ancient customs and traditions. The influence of their rawaj on their life and thought remained as strong as ever; and they continued to live in perfect harmony with their Hindu brethren Abdul Fazl and Jahangir sang paens to their extraordinary communal amity. Although their leaders often acted the role of gangsters causing civil strife and political chaos, the Kashmir's fought valiantly for their independence against the Mughals and the Pathans. The geographic situation of the valley afforded them heavenly gifts but they suffered patiently the devastating effects of floods, fires and famines.
These vital facets of Kashmir life have not been touched upon earlier. Dr Parmu in this work has presented the history of the entire period of Muslim rule (1320-1819) dealing with its geographical Political, Cultural and economical features in a thoroughly critical and objective manner. As a Kashmiri he has been able to throw new light and unravel many historical features.