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Ashraf into Middle Classes

Muslims in Nineteenth-Century Delhi

Ashraf into Middle Classes( )
Author: Pemau, Margrit
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $55.00
Book Description:

This book studies changing formations of Muslim identities in nineteenth-century Delhi, under later Mughals and in the early days of the British Raj. It explores the role of religion in their self-definition while historicizing Islam and socially contextualizing its various manifestations. Focusing on the members of the new emerging social class called the ashraf, the book tries to understand how individuals negotiated the changing social semantics of thenineteenth century.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / Asia / India & South Asia
Social Science / Islamic Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.694 x 8.736 x 1.513 Inches
Book Weight:1.522 Pounds

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