Islamic Revival In British India: Deoband, 1860 1900
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In a study of the vitality of Islam in late nineteenth-century north India, Barbara Metcalf explains the response of Islamic religious scholars ( ulama) to the colonial dominance of the British and the collapse of Muslim political power. Focussing on Deoband, the most important Islamic seminary of the period, she discusses the ways in which the ulama enhanced a sense of cu...more
Paperback, 386 pages
Published October 28th 2004 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published March 1st 1982)
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A history of the Deoband Madrassa in northern India complicates our notions of Islam as a monolithic force.
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