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Nasr examines the life and thought of Mawlana Mawdudi, one of the first and most important Islamic ideological thinkers. Mawdudi was the first to develop a modern political Islamic ideology, and a… Expand
A historian, like any other scholar, incurs many debts. I am no exception. I would like to begin this occasion by acknowledging some of those debts. I have benefited greatly from the generosity of… Expand
History, the state and national identity the competition state and national identity history at the service of the nation state nationalists and national identity dissenting voices and the politics… Expand
The essays in this volume address key themes in the history of the Muslims of South Asia, among them, conversion to Islam, impact of print, the emergence of this -worldly religion, the process of… Expand
From the beginning of the Islamic era, Muslim societies have experienced periods of renewal (tajdid). Since the eighteenth century, Muslim societies across the world have been subject to a prolonged… Expand
Foreword Ira M Lapidus Preface Introduction Francis Robinson Part I: 1. The rise of Islam in the world Patricia Crone 2. The emergence of the Islamic world system, 1000-1500 Robert Irwin 3. The… Expand
The separate Muslim front in Indian politics was mainly led and supported by men from the United Provinces. The first period of effective separatist politics ended in 1923. This book examines the… Expand
Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society
In his Islam in Modern History, published in 1957, yet still a work remarkable for its insights, Wilfred Cantwell Smith refers to the extraordinary energy which had surged through the Muslim world… Expand
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