Muslim Communities of South Asia

By: T N Madan

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Contents: Preface. Introduction. Pakistan: 1. The two Biraderis: kinship in rural West Punjab/Hamza Alavi. 2. Islam and the district Paradigm: emergent trends in contemporary Muslim society/Akbar S. Ahmed. 3. The ranking of brotherhoods: the dialectics of Muslim caste among overseas Pakistanis/Pnina Werbner. Bangladesh: 1. Mullahs, migrants, miracles: travel and transformation in Sylhet/Katy Gardner. 2. Community structure and social rank in two villages in Bangladesh/Peter J. Bertocci. Nepal: 1. Muslims in the Hindu Kingdom of Nepal/Marc Gaborieau. 2. The social construction of cultural identities in rural Kashmir/T.N. Madan. 2. Levels and boundaries in native models: social groupings among the Bakkarwal of the Western Himalayas/Aparna Rao. 3. Tamil Muslims and non-Brahmin atheists, 1925-1940/J.B.P. More. 4. Piety and politics in Indian Islam/ Gopal Krishna. 5. Pir, Shaikh and prophet: the personalization of religious authority in Ahmad Riza Khan's life/Usha Sanyal. 6. Kinship and the political order: the Afghan Sherwani chiefs of Malerkotla (1454-1957)/ Rita Brara. 7. Circumcision, body and community/Deepak Mehta. 8. Caste in Islam and the problem of deviant systems: a critique of recent theory/ Charles Lindholm. Sri Lanka: 1. Arabs, Moors and Muslims: Sri Lankan Muslim ethnicity in regional perspective/Dennis McGilvray. 2. Sufi, reformist and national models of identity. Printed Pages: 600

Title: Muslim Communities of South Asia

Author Name: T N Madan

Categories: Islam/ Muslim Politics, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

ISBN: 8173040907

ISBN 13: 9788173040900

Binding: Hardcover

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