Self and Sovereignty: Individual and Community in South Asian Islam Since 1850

Self and Sovereignty Individual and Community in South Asian Islam Since Self and Sovereignty surveys the role of individual Muslim men and women within India and Pakistan from through to decolonisation and the partition period Commencing in colonial times this book

  • Title: Self and Sovereignty: Individual and Community in South Asian Islam Since 1850
  • Author: Ayesha Jalal
  • ISBN: 9780415220781
  • Page: 187
  • Format: Paperback
  • Self and Sovereignty surveys the role of individual Muslim men and women within India and Pakistan from 1850 through to decolonisation and the partition period.Commencing in colonial times, this book explores and interprets the historical processes through which the perception of the Muslim individual and the community of Islam has been reconfigured over time Self and SovSelf and Sovereignty surveys the role of individual Muslim men and women within India and Pakistan from 1850 through to decolonisation and the partition period.Commencing in colonial times, this book explores and interprets the historical processes through which the perception of the Muslim individual and the community of Islam has been reconfigured over time Self and Sovereignty examines the relationship between Islam and nationalism and the individual, regional, class and cultural differences that have shaped the discourse and politics of Muslim identity As well as fascinating discussion of political and religious movements, culture and art, this book includes analysis of press, poetry and politics in late nineteenth century India the politics of language and identity Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi Muslim identity, cultural differnce and nationalism the Punjab and the politics of Union and Disunion the creation of PakistanCovering a period of immense upheaval and sometimes devastating violence, this work is an important and enlightening insight into the history of Muslims in South Asia.

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    Ayesha Jalal

    Ayesha Jalal is a Pakistani American historian and academic, and the Mary Richardson Professor of History at Tufts University Her work focuses on the military industrial complex, post colonial politics, and Muslim identity in South Asia She is also known for positing in The Sole Spokesman that the Partition of India and Pakistan was less a political necessity than a terrible human tragedy and that the founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, was a pragmatist who was motivated by greater rights for the Muslims of the Indian subcontinent than the creation of a separate state.

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    • Ayesha Jalal heavily relies on Urdu press and poetry to analyze the Muslim and Hindu sentiments from 1850s to just before the partition of India. What gives these resources balance vis-a-vis Muslim and Hindu opinion is that both Hindus and Muslims wrote in Urdu. Hindus increasingly less so over time. Majority of Hindu newspapers in Punjab were written in Urdu. The label of the book is slightly misleading, the book is about Muslims, but it’s focus is North Indian Muslims and especially Punjab. [...]

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