عنوان مقاله [English]
One of the most important aspects of historiography in the Indian subcontinent was Iranians and Persian language assistance to exalting the field in the region. Important part of this art was carried out by the Iranians who migrated to India for different reasons. One of these Iranian migrants who played significant role in development of historiography in India was Asad Bayg Qazwini. He wrote a compact and beneficial work entitled "Tarikh Asad Bayg". In his book he explained social and political situation of India in a short course of the late reign of Akbar Shah and early reign of Jahangir Shah. On historiography, he was under influence of his ideas, beliefs, and certain restrictions of his living environment. This impression prevents optimal representation of reality and facts; however, the Enlightenment and providing some valuable information was fundamental to restoration of Indian history. In this article, first of all we try to briefly introduce author of " Tarikh Asad Bayg", his character and way of thinking and also his religion. Then we go through content of this historical book and review historiography style of it, make clear how Asad Bayg deal with power, his bravery and frankness in expressing the facts, his commitment to the cause of documentary writing and examine events, chronological order of the book, not to be bounded to political history and considering on social and economic representation of the era, and including tips on writing such historical books that all will be considered in our article.