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Author Jacob, Wilson Chacko, 1972- author

Title For God or empire : Sayyid Fadl and the Indian Ocean world / Wilson Chacko Jacob
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2019
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Contents Introduction : life in-between -- Remaking the Indian Ocean world : Sufis, sovereigns, and the Mappilas of Malabar -- "Where the sun rises to where the sun sets" : origins, life, and the faces of sovereignty -- "The tear will widen" : re-ordering government Madras to Istanbul -- "Time is the only veil" : Sufism and the politics of recognition -- Uncertain returns : cyberspace, genetics, and genealogies -- "This true and merciful way" : sovereignty and life's end(s) -- Conclusion : sovereignty and life's mysterious unity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Faḍl ibn ʻAlawī, Amir of Ẓafār, 1825-1900
British Occupation of India (1765-1947)
Islam and politics -- Indian Ocean Region -- History
Moplahs -- India -- Malabar -- Biography
Political activists -- India -- Malabar -- Biography
Sovereignty -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Sufis -- India -- Malabar -- Biography
Islam and politics.
Political activists.
RELIGION / Islam / General
Sovereignty -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947
Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918
India -- Malabar.
Indian Ocean Region.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1503609642 (electronic bk.)
9781503609648 (electronic bk.)