Strategies of Authority in Muslim South Asia in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

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Examines the strategies of ulama, hakims (Muslim doctors), literati, and the wielders of political power in fashioning and re-fashioning their authority both under colonial and post-colonial rule. in general we see Mughal/persianate sources of authority replaced by those derived from Arab and Western sources.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-21
Number of pages21
JournalModern Asian Studies
Issue number1
Early online date2 Nov 2012
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2013


  • Authority, Islam, Modern South Asia

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