|1953||born in Hollandia, Netherlands New Guinea|
|1984||PhD Indian history under the supervision of J.C. Heesterman, Leiden University|
|1989-present||professor of history, University of Wisconsin-Madison|
|2009-present||senior fellow, Institute for Research in the Humanities|
Wink’s publications in his Dutch period (until ca. 1990) and some later works related to these or to Dutch Indology, are:
1981 “The settlement of the Deccan, c. 1600-1680.” Bharat Itihas Samshodak Mandal Quarterly 60,1/4: 47-65.
1983 “Maratha revenue farming.” Modern Asian Studies 17,4: 591-628.
1984 Land and sovereignty in India under the eighteenth-century Maratha Svarajya, [s.l.: s.n.]. – PhD thesis Leiden University; see also 1986.
– “Sovereignty and universal dominion in South Asia.” The Indian Economic and Social History Review 21,3: 265-292.
– “Asian studies: agrarian history and orientalism. Review Article on J.C. Van Leur, Indonesian Trade and Society, re-edition of 1984.” Itinerario 1984,2: 110-137.
1986 Land and sovereignty in India : agrarian society and politics under the Eighteenth-Century Maratha Svarajya, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. – Also appeared as PhD thesis 1984; paperback edition Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2008; Indian edition New Delhi: Orient Longman 1986; second Indian edition: Orient Longman 2008.
1988 “Al-Hind: India and Indonesia in the Islamic world-economy, c. 700-1800 A.D.” In: Taufik Abdullah et al. (eds), The Ancien regime in India and Indonesia, Leiden: Brill [Proceedings of the Third Cambridge-Delhi-Leiden-Yogyakarta Conference on the Comparative Study of India and Indonesia, Yogyakarta, September, 1986], pp. 33-72. – Simultaneously in Itinerario 1988,1.
1990 Al-Hind, the making of the Indo-Islamic world, volume I: Early medieval India and the expansion of Islam, 7th-11th centuries, Leiden: Brill 1990. – second edition 1991; third edition 1996; Oxford-New Delhi: OUP, 1990; paperback edition Oxford-New Delhi: OUP 1999; American paperback edition Boston 2002.
1992 “India and Central Asia: the coming of the Turks in the eleventh century.” In: A.W. van den Hoek, D.H.A. Kolff, M.S. Oort (eds), Ritual, state and history in South Asia : essays in honour of J.C. Heesterman, Leiden: Brill (Memoirs of the Kern Institute 5), pp. 747-773.
– “Kanauj as the religious and political capital of early medieval India.” In: H. Bakker (ed.), The sacred centre as the focus of political interest: proceedings of the symposium held on the occasion of the 375th anniversary of the University of Groningen, 5–8 March 1989, Groningen: Forsten (Groningen Oriental Studies 6), pp. 101-117.
1997 Al-Hind, the making of the Indo-Islamic World, volume II: The slave kings and the Islamic conquest, 11th-13th centuries, Leiden: Brill. – paperback edition Oxford and New Delhi: Oxford University Press 1999; American paperback edition Boston 2002.
2004 Al-Hind: the making of the Indo-Islamic world, volume III: Indo-Islamic society, 14th-15th centuries, Leiden: Brill. – paperback edition Oxford-New Delhi: Oxford University Press 2009.
2012 Al-Hind: Takwīn al-`Ālam al-Hindīya al-Islāmīya (Arabic translation of Al-Hind: the making of the Indo-Islamic World), 3 Volumes, Abu Dhabi, 460 +471+ 335 p.