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South Asian studies: Books

Welcome! This subject guide provides an overview of sources for the study of Islam in South Asia with a focus on Pakistan and India. The guide is tailored to the courses offered by the Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University. Feel free to contact

Sourcebooks

Ahmed, Akbar S. Pakistan Society: Islam, Ethnicity, and Leadership in South Asia. Karachi: New York, 1986. Print.

Alvi, Sajida Sultana. Perspectives on Indo-Islamic Civilization in Mughal India: Historiography, Religion and Politics, Sufism and Islamic Renewal. Oxford: Oxford University press, 2012.  Print.

Islam, Riazul. Sufism in South Asia: Impact on Fourteenth Century Muslim Society. Karachi: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print.

Malik, Jamal. Islam in South Asia: a short Story. Leiden: Brill, 2008. Electronic resource.

Metcalf, Barbara D. Islam in South Asia in Practice. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009. Print.

Pirbhai, M R. Reconsidering Islam in a South Asian context. Leiden: Brill, 2009. Electronic resource.

Robinson, Francis. Islam and Muslim History in South Asia. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Robinson, Francis. Islam, South Asia and the West. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2007. Print.

Roy, Asim. Islam in History and Politics: Perspectives from South Asia. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2006. Print.

Singh, David E. Islamization in Modern South Asia: Deobandi reform and the Gujjar Response. Boston: De Gruyter, 2012. Electronic resource.

Zaman, Muhammad Q. Ashraf Ali ThanawiL Islam in Modern South Asia. Oxford: Oneworld, 2008. Print.

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