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Islamic Revival in British India: Deoband, 1860-1900
Published by Princeton University Press
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. Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
*FrontMatter, pg. i*Contents, pg. vii*List of Maps, pg. ix*List of Illustrations, pg. x*Acknowledgments, pg. xi*Note on Transliteration, pg. xiii*Introduction: The Pattern of Islamic Reform, pg. 1*I The 'Ulama In Transition: The Eighteenth Century, pg. 16*II. The 'Ulama In Transition: The Early Nineteenth Century, pg. 46*III The Madrasah at Deoband, pg. 87*IV The Style of Religious Leadership, I: Muftis and Shaikhs, pg. 138*V The Style of Religious Leadership, II: Writers and Debaters, pg. 198*VI The Social Milieu of the Deobandi 'Ulama, pg. 235*VII Alternative Tendencies within Sunni Islam: The Ahl-i Hadis and the Barelwis, pg. 264*VIII Further Alternatives: Aligarh and Nadwah, pg. 315*Conclusion: New Sects, New Strategies, Old Patterns, pg. 348*Glossary, pg. 361*Bibliography, pg. 369*Index, pg. 377
Reviewer: Paul Doolan
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