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Creating a New Medina : State Power, Islam, and the Quest for Pakistan in Late Colonial North India

Author: Venkat Dhulipala
Publisher: Daryaganj, Delhi : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book challenges the fundamental assumptions regarding the foundations of Pakistani nationalism during colonial rule in India.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Dhulipala, Venkat.
Creating a new Medina
(DLC) 2014018926
(OCoLC)888164618
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Venkat Dhulipala
ISBN: 9781316258453 1316258459 9781107280380 1107280389 9781316258422 1316258424
OCLC Number: 898770492
Awards: Winner of Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2015
Description: 1 online resource (554 pages)
Contents: Nationalists', communalists' and the 1937 provincial elections --
Muslim mass contacts' and the rise of the Muslim League --
Two constitutional lawyers from Bombay and the debate over Pakistan in the public sphere --
The Muslim League and the idea of Pakistan in the United Provinces --
The Ulama at the forefront of politics : three critiques of Pakistan from the United Provinces --
Urdu press, public opinion, and the controversies over Pakistan --
Fusing Islam and state power : Shabbir Ahmad Usmani and Pakistan as the new Medina --
The referendum on Pakistan : the elections of 1945-46 --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Venkat Dhulipala.

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