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The Muslims of British India

The Muslims of British India

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Published by Foundation Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13148180M
ISBN 108175960264
ISBN 109788175960268
OCLC/WorldCa419228310

Description of the book "The Muslims of British India": Dr Hardy has attempted a general history of British India's Muslims with a deeper perspective. He shows how the interplay of memories of past Muslim supremacy, Islamic religious aspirations and modern Muslim social and economic anxieties with the political needs of the alien ruling power.   But India’s history did not start with the British. Consider, for instance, the argument that Hindu and Muslim identities were constructed by British administrators. The work of scholars of Indian religions like David Lorenzen and Andrew Nicholson shows that there was a clear sense of difference between Hindu and Muslim communities long.

The British rule came to an end in A.D., with the partition of the sub-continent which gave way to the emergence of two independent states, namely, India and Pakistan. The Muslims. The Muslims of India, over million, constitute about 12 percent of the total population and are the second largest religious community in the country.   From Elliot to Elphinstone and Smith, the British historians writing on the history of Islam in India treated Chachnama as a book of conquest. Author: Manan Ahmed Asif.

The Role of Muslims in India’s struggle for independence is glorious episode in the history of India. It represents the valor, sacrifice and patriotism of Indians. The movement lasted for about a century. In this historic struggle Muslims did play a definite role, shared the responsibility of liberating India from the yokes of British. Note the first thought that strikes your mind as you see this saffron colour. Similarly make note of the thought that now strikes your mind as you see this patch of green. Majority of us reading this answers will think of something to do with Hind.


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Dr Hardy has attempted a general history of British India's Muslims with a deeper perspective. He shows how the interplay of memories of past Muslim supremacy, Islamic religious aspirations and modern Muslim social and economic anxieties with the political needs of the alien ruling power gradually fostered a separate Muslim politics.

Dr Hardy argues (contrary to the usual view) that 4/5(2). Dr Hardy has attempted a general history of British India's Muslims with a deeper perspective. He shows how the interplay of memories of past Muslim supremacy, Islamic religious aspirations and modern Muslim social and economic anxieties with the political needs of the alien ruling power gradually fostered a separate Muslim by:   Dr Hardy has attempted a general history of British India's Muslims with a deeper perspective.

He shows how the interplay of memories The Muslims of British India book past Muslim supremacy, Islamic religious aspirations and modern Muslim social and economic anxieties with the political needs of the alien ruling power gradually fostered a separate Muslim politics. Dr Hardy has attempted a general history of British India's Muslims with a deeper perspective.

He shows how the interplay of memories of past Muslim supremacy, Islamic religious aspirations and modern Muslim social and economic anxieties with the political needs of the alien ruling power gradually fostered a separate Muslim politics/5.

Top 10 books about the British in India From Rudyard Kipling to William Dalrymple, these titles document the folly, cruelty and heroism of the Raj Hibbert’s book.

The Muslims of British India - by Hardy December Writing inthe Bengal civilian, W. Hunter (–), described ‘the Musalmans’ as ‘in all.

Introduction: the medieval legacy --The effects of British rule on Muslims before and its aftermath --Muslims come to terms with British India as Muslims --Muslims move towards political community --Muslims acquire a constitutional identity and enter all-India politics --Religion enters politics --The period of.

Dr Hardy has attempted a general history of British India's Muslims with a deeper perspective. He shows how the interplay of memories of past Muslim supremacy, Islamic religious aspirations and modern Muslim social and economic anxieties with the political needs of the alien ruling power gradually fostered a separate Muslim politics.5/5(1).

Muslims come to terms with British India as Muslims; 5. Muslims move towards political community ; 6. Muslims acquire a constitutional identity and enter all-India politics; 7. Religion enters politics ; 8.

The period of frustration ; 9. The two partitions: of British India and of the Muslim communityPages: Dr Hardy has attempted a general history of British India's Muslims with a deeper perspective. He shows how the interplay of memories of past Muslim.

However around 83% of Muslims are proud to be a British citizen, compared to 79% of the general public, 77% of Muslims strongly identify with Britain while only 50% of the wider population do, % of Muslims feel they belong in Britain, slightly more than the % of Christians, 82% of Muslims want to live in diverse and mixed neighbourhoods Greater London: 1, His book At Home in India: A Restatement of Indian Muslims is more a memoir than an academic study, but it suffers from a similar malaise as some other books, in that it attempts to represent all Indian Muslims through the experience of a few members of the urban elite.

Much of the book is dedicated to revisiting debates over Muslim personal. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents. The efiects of British rule on Muslims before Muslims come to terms with British India as Muslims. Muslims move towards political community Dr Hardy has attempted a general history of British India's Muslims with a deeper perspective.

He shows how the interplay of memories of past Muslim supremacy, Islamic religious aspirations and modern Muslim social and economic anxieties with the political needs of the alien ruling power gradually fostered a separate Muslim politics.

Dr Hardy. Massive population exchanges took place during the Partition of India inand the British Indian province of Punjab was divided into two parts, and the western parts were given to the Dominion of Pakistan, while the eastern parts were given to the Union of India.

million Muslims moved from India to West Punjab in Pakistan, million. Book review: Shashi Tharoor’s angry history of British rule in India is a timely response to empire nostalgia. Private army: the East India Company hadsoldiers at the start of the 19th. Churchill was inspired by Beverly Nichols’ book ‘Verdict on India’, which argued the British could not quit without creating a separate homeland for the Muslims.

Tunzelman explains: “Afterwards, he declared to his wife he was depressed by the scorn with which the Raj was viewed in India and America.’I agree with the book and. The Muslims of British India by Peter Hardy,Cambridge University Press edition, in EnglishCited by:   BOOK EXCERPT How India’s British rulers prevented Muslims from joining the Congress to seek independence An excerpt from ‘Republic Of Religion: The Rise And Fall Of Colonial Secularism In.

Islam (Ĭsläm´, Ĭs´läm), [Arab.,=submission to God], world religion founded by the Prophet d in the 7th cent., Islam is the youngest of the three monotheistic world religions (with Judaism and Christianity).

An adherent. The Muslims of British India Paperback – January 1, by P. Hardy (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — $ 5/5(1). In this remarkable book, which is partly a memoir and partly an exploration of the various deliberate and inadvertent acts that have contributed to the othering of the million Muslims in India, Saeed Naqvi looks at how the divisions between Muslims and Hindus began in the modern era/5(82).Struggle for Muslim Women’s Rights in the British India ( – ) 5 In Indian society, some parents would give their young daughters in marriage to much older men.

To put an end to this practice, a bill was passed inunder which child marriage was banned. Both Hindus and Muslims supported this measure.