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Islam in South Asia

Islam in South Asia

critical concepts in Islamic studies

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam -- South Asia -- History,
  • Muslims -- South Asia -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by David Taylor.
    ContributionsTaylor, David D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP63.A37 I863 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24040644M
    ISBN 109780415552950, 9780415554749, 9780415554732, 9780415554725, 9780415554718
    LC Control Number2010004108

    This book contributes to the rich recent scholarship on contemporary Islam in South Asia. It provides insights into the controversies of the past years over how South Asian Muslims ought to respond to the challenges of modernity and Western imperialism. Though such contests of ideas began with a few intellectuals, their consequences flowed through to touch the lives of ordinary people. ==DSAL, the Digital South Asia Library-- a superb resource center that has put many books and images online: [] ==The Internet Sourcebook on Islam-- helpful, reliable textual materials and sources, conveniently presented: [] ==University of California Press online texts--a number of extremely useful books, all available in their entirety online: [].

    Introduction: The translation of Islam into South-east Asia / M.B. Hooker --Islam and the Muslim state / A.C. Milner --Social theory, ethnography and the understanding of practical Islam in South-east Asia / Roy F. Ellen --Islamic philosophy in South-east Asia / John Bousfield --Islam and literature in South-east Asia: some pre-modern mainly. Download The Holy Quran In South Asia full book in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format, get it for read on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. The Holy Quran In South Asia full free pdf books.

    Such studies are important amid the broad availability, if not dominance, of similar books and collective volumes written by non-Southeast Asian scholars. These two books have undeniably contributed to the study of contemporary developments of Islam and their dynamics in Southeast Asia; one of the most significant yet still somewhat neglected. A Historical Overview of Islam in South Asia Barbara D. Metcalf Sri Lanka and the Southern Coasts For long centuries, India, in a memorable phrase, was “on the way to everywhere” (Abu Lughod ). Trade brought Arabs to India’s southern seacoasts and to the coasts of Sri Lanka, where small Muslim communities were established at least by.


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Islam in South Asia in Practice can better serve as an introduction as well as guide and reference book, respectively, to a wide-ranging texts and practices and scholarly debates and discussions on South Asian Islam. In sum, given the extensive variety of topics and issues and broad selection of themes and concerns it covers is a must read for 4/5(1).

Islam in South Asia book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Drawing on Muslim cultures in South Asia, this volume provides new ins /5(2).

Jamal Malik, Ph.D. () in South Asian History, Heidelberg, and post-doc () in Islamic Studies, Bamberg, is Professor of Religious Studies at Erfurt University. He has published extensively on Muslims in South Asia and Europe, including Religious Pluralism in South Asia and Europe (OUP )Cited by:   Book Description.

There are more Muslims – over million – in South Asia than in any other region in the world. Many of the most important political, intellectual and spiritual developments within Islam have had their origins, or have flourished, in the area, and Muslims from the region have played important roles in the global history of Islam.

Jamal Malik, Ph.D. () in South Asian History, Heidelberg, and post-doc () in Islamic Studies, Bamberg, is Professor of Religious Studies at Erfurt University. He has published extensively on Muslims in South Asia and Europe, including Religious Pluralism in South Asia and Europe (OUP ).

Excerpts at the end of each chapter allow for further discussion, and detailed maps alongside the text help visualise the changes through each time period. Introducing the reader to the issues concerning the Islamic past of South Asia, the book is a useful text for students and scholars of South Asian History and Religious by: 3.

No other book offers a guide to ways in which the meaning and significance of Islam have been understood by proponents in South Asia.

Essential."—G.R. Thursby, Choice Reviews "This is a wonderfully balanced treatment of Islam in Pakistan, which throughout respects nuance and complexity."—Francis Robinson, Times Literary Supplement. Muslim Expansion: Trade, Military & the Quest for Political Authority in South Asia (Approx.

–) Muslim Space & Religious Specialists (Approx. –s) The Establishment of Muslim Empires: Between Islamic & Islamicate. The articles in this volume build up ethnographic analysis complementary to the historiography of South Asian Islam, which has explored the emergence of reformism in the context of specific political and religious circumstances of nineteenth-century British India.

Taking up diverse popular and scholarly debates as well as everyday religious practices, this volume also breaks away from the. This book looks at the study of ideas, practices and institutions in South Asian Islam, commonly identified as ‘Sufism’, and how they relate to politics in South Asia.

While the importance of Sufism for the lives of South Asian Muslims has been repeatedly asserted, the specific role played by Sufism in contestations over social and political belonging in South Asia has not yet been fully.

“Critical, insightful and thought-provoking, Islam and Democracy in South Asia is a real masterpiece on religion and politics uncovering the critical nexus between Islam, political Islam and democracy in us methodologies, thought-provoking debates, and convincing arguments are among the hallmarks of the book.”.

The book discusses the role of popular Islam in structuring individual and collective identities in contemporary South Asia. It identifies similarities and differences between the worship of saints and the pattern of religious attendance to tombs and mausoleums in South Asian Cited by: 3.

This book discusses contemporary Islamic reformism in South Asia in some of its diverse historical orientations and geographical expressions. Urging a more nuanced examination of all forms of reformism and their reception in practice, the contributions here powerfully demonstrate the historical and geographical specificities of reform projects.

This volume of Princeton Readings in Religions brings together the work of more than thirty scholars of Islam and Muslim societies in South Asia to create a rich anthology of primary texts that contributes to a new appreciation of the lived religious and cultural experiences of the world's largest population of Cited by: Islam in South Asia today, therefore, combines a multitude of histories and experiences.

Pakistan As the nation deemed to be the South Asian "homeland" for Muslims, Pakistan is the second largest Muslim nation in the world, with 97 percent of its population practicing Islam.

Buy Islam and Muslim History in South Asia (Oxford India Paperbacks) by Francis Robinson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Reviews: 1. Islam in South Asia: A Short History and themes in South Asian history.

The book is filled with a wealth of historical data, for the canvas of South Asian Muslim history is indeed vast and defies easy summary or simplification. This is definitely not an introductory textbook. The author’s style assumes extensive familiarity with the study. The question of how Islam arrived in India remains markedly contentious in South Asian politics.

Standard accounts center on the Umayyad Caliphate’s incursions into Sind and littoral western India in the eighth century CE. Transnational Islam in South and Southeast Asia: Movements, Networks, and Conflict Dynamics; By Peter Mandaville, Farish A. Noor, Alexander Horstmann, Dietrich Reetz, Ali Riaz, Animesh Roul, Noorhaidi Hasan, Ahmad Fauzi Abdul Hamid, Rommel C.

Banlaoi, and Joseph Chinyong Liow ; Book; Published by: National Bureau of Asian ResearchCited by: 4. “Critical, insightful and thought-provoking, Islam and Democracy in South Asia is a real masterpiece on religion and politics uncovering the critical nexus between Islam, political Islam, and democracy in us methodologies, thought-provoking debates, and convincing arguments are among the hallmarks of the book.”.

‘Governing Islam is a masterful and compelling book that explores modern South Asia's Muslim legal history through ideas about religion, economy, gender, custom, colonialism, and socialism. Using primary sources in multiple languages, Julia Stephens reveals the many layers of law for Muslims.Islam is the most widely practised religion in Southeast Asia, numbering approximately million adherents which translate to about 42% of the entire population, with majorities in Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia as well Pattani in Thailand and parts of Mindanao in the Philippines respectively.

Significant minorities are located in the other Southeast Asian states. Servants of Allah: African Muslims Enslaved in the Americas by Sylviane A. Diouf shatters stereotypes that all Muslims are Arab, South Asian or newly arrived in this country. It offers meticulous research showing the arrival of Islam with African slaves and the struggle for religious survival.