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Author Hasan, Tariq (Journalist)

Title Colonialism and the call to Jihad in British India / Tariq Hasan
Published New Delhi, India : SAGE Publications India, 2015
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Contents Introduction: Forgotten pages from Indian history -- Empire and 19th century Jihad -- The Maulvi of Faizabad and the battle for Lucknow -- The Deoband connection : revolt and revivalism -- Deoband and the roots of the Khilafat movement -- The Silk Conspiracy Case, 1914-1916 -- The Ulema and the partition of India -- Conclusion: Colonialism and Jihad in the 21st century
Summary "Over a period of time, the role of Muslim religious leaders in the Indian independence movement has been forgotten; and this work is a timely reminder. The book focuses on the current debate around different interpretations of Jihad. It debunks extremists' interpretation of Jihad, and recalls how Indian Muslim clerics in fact used this idea to fight and, in some cases, lead the freedom struggle against the British"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Anti-imperialist movements -- India -- History.
Jihad -- Political aspects -- India -- History.
Muslims -- Political activity -- India -- 19th century.
Muslims -- Political activity -- India -- 20th century.
Religious leaders -- Political activity -- India -- History.
India -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements.
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947.
India -- Politics and government -- 1857-1919.
India -- Politics and government -- 1919-1947.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9351502619
9351502627 (electronic bk)
9789351502623 (electronic bk)