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Husain Ahmad Madani : the jihad for Islam and India's freedom

Author: Barbara Daly Metcalf
Publisher: London, England : Oneworld Publications, 2009. ©2009
Series: Makers of the Muslim world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Maulana Husain Ahmad Madani (1879-1957) was a political activist, Islamic scholar, and supporter of Gandhi during the struggle for India's independence. Humane and fiercely dedicated whether campaigning against the separation of Pakistan, or in favour of democracy and inter-religious peace, he brooked no nonsense and fought relentlessly for what he believed in. Spanning a lifetime of campaigning and controversy,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Metcalf, Barbara Daly, 1941-
Husain Ahmad Madani.
Oneworld, 2009
(OCoLC)269441632
Named Person: Sayyid Ḥusain Aḥmad Madnī; Sayyid Ḥusain Aḥmad Madnī
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Daly Metcalf
ISBN: 9781780742106 178074210X
OCLC Number: 891448869
Notes: "A Oneworld Book."
Description: 1 online resource (305 pages) : maps.
Contents: The arrest of the "undesirable Indians", 1916 --
"The prisoner of Malta", 1916-1920 --
Flashback : becoming an Islamic scholar in colonial India and Medina --
Becoming a "nationalist Muslim" : India in the 1920s --
Who speaks for Musliims? The challenges of the 1930s --
"The glorious warrior" : against Britain, against partition --
Conclusion : Indian independence and the continuing jihad.
Series Title: Makers of the Muslim world.
Responsibility: Barbara D. Metcalf.

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A compelling biography of Maulana Husain Ahmad Madani, the pre-eminent Muslim scholar and fervent campaigner for democracy and unity in India.  Read more...

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