Islam and Indian Nationalism: Reflections on Abul Kalam Azad

By: Mushirul Hasan (Ed.)

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Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction/Mushirul Hasan. 2. The elusive Maulana: reflections on writing Azad's biography/Gail Minault. 3. Abul Kalam Azad and Sarmad, the martyr/Christian W. Troll. 4. Liberative elements in Maulana Azad's theology/Asghar Ali Engineer. 5. Masala-e Zakat/Mohammed Zakir and Mushirul Hasan. 6. Azad and Iqbal: the quest for the Islamic ' Good'/Farzana Shaikh. 7. Secular and communitarian representations of Indian nationalism: ideology and praxis of Azad and Mohamed Ali.Mushirul Hasan. 8. Appraisal of Azad's religio-political trajectory/Ali Ashraf. 9. Azad's careers: roads taken and not taken/Aijaz Ahmad. Glossary and explanatory notes. Index. "This scholarly collection of essays, the first to be published in the English language since the volume edited by Humayun Kabir in 1959, offers a thorough reappraisal of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad's early life, his intellectual antecedents, his standing as a religious scholar, his contribution to the cause of inter-communal harmony and his role in providing the basis of a secular society in India. Azad's political trajectory is delineated, perhaps for the first time with such scholarly rigour, in the context of the nationalist struggles in West Asia and India. Printed Pages: 191

Title: Islam and Indian Nationalism: Reflections on Abul Kalam Azad

Author Name: Mushirul Hasan (Ed.)

Categories: Islam/ Muslim Politics, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

ISBN: 8185425701

ISBN 13: 9788185425702

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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Keywords: Islam and Indian Nationalism: Reflections on Abul Kalam Azad Mushirul Hasan (Ed.)