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In a study of the vitality of Islam in late-nineteenth-century north India, Barbara Metcalf explains the response of Islamic religious scholars ('ulama) to the colonial dominance of the British and the collapse of Muslim political power.

Originally published in 1982.

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Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. List of Maps
  2. p. ix
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  1. List of Illustrations
  2. p. x
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. Note on Transliteration
  2. pp. xiii-xiv
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  1. Introduction: The Pattern of Islamic Reform
  2. pp. 3-15
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  1. I. The 'Ulama in Transition: The Eighteenth Century
  2. pp. 16-45
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  1. II. The 'Ulama in Transition: The Early Nineteenth Century
  2. pp. 46-86
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  1. Ill. The Madrasah at Deoband
  2. pp. 87-137
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  1. IV. The Style of Religious Leadership, I: Muftis and Shaikhs
  2. pp. 138-197
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  1. V. The Style of Religious Leadership, II: Writers and Debaters
  2. pp. 198-234
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  1. VI. The Social Milieu of the Deobandi 'Ulama
  2. pp. 235-263
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  1. VII. Alternative Tendencies within SunniIslam: The Ahl-i Hadis and the Barelwis
  2. pp. 264-314
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  1. VIII. Further Alternatives: Aligarh and Nadwah
  2. pp. 315-347
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  1. Conclusion
  2. pp. 348-360
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  1. Glossary
  2. pp. 361-368
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 369-376
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 377-386
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781400856107
MARC Record
OCLC
889252131
Pages
387
Launched on MUSE
2015-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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