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South Asian Islam and British Multiculturalism

1st Edition

By Amir Ali

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL045000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Colonialism & Post-Colonialism
REL084000
RELIGION / Religion, Politics & State
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies