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South Asian Islam and British Multiculturalism





ISBN 9780367177126
Published April 24, 2019 by Routledge India
170 Pages

 
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This book analyses South Asian Islam‘s engagement with the West, and Britain in particular. It traces the roots of British multiculturalism to South Asia and the Deobandi school of Islam. The work shows how the pattern of interaction that initially emerged between the Deobandi Muslims and the colonial British state in late-19th century replicated i

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Introduction: Of Trenches and Multiculturalism 1. The Rise of Multicultural Citizenship and the Demise of Social Citizenship 2. Forward to the Enlightenment? Islam at home in the West? 3. The Colonial Dialectic of Difference and Similarity 4. Edmund Burke, Islam and the English Enlightenment 5. Rushdie Revisited: Reflections on The Satanic Verses Controversy and Its Long Shadow. Conclusion. Index

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