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Partisans of Allah

Jihad in South Asia

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$23.50 • £18.95 • €21.00

ISBN 9780674047365

Publication Date: 04/10/2010

Academic Trade

400 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

8 halftones, 2 maps


  • Maps
    • 1. South Asia in the Islamic World
    • 2. Journey toward Jihad: Sayyid Ahmad of Rai Bareilly’s Road to Martyrdom
  • Preface
  • 1. Jihad as Ethics, Jihad as War
  • 2. Jihad in Precolonial South Asia
  • 3. The Martyrs of Balakot
  • 4. Jihad in Colonial India
  • 5. Jihad as Anticolonial Nationalism
  • 6. Islam Subverted? Jihad as Terrorism
  • Conclusion
  • Glossary
  • Notes
  • Index

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