The Muslims of British India

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Dr Hardy has attempted a general history of British India's Muslims with a deeper perspective. He shows how the interplay of memories of past Muslim supremacy, Islamic religious aspirations and modern Muslim social and economic anxieties with the political needs of the alien ruling power gradually fostered a separate Muslim politics. Dr Hardy argues (contrary to the usual view) that Muslims were able to take political initiatives because, in the region of modern Uttar Pradesh, British rule before 1857 and even the events of ...

The Muslims of British India 2007, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521097833

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The Muslims of British India 1972, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521084888

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