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South Asian studies

Welcome - آداب - नमस्ते - خوش آمدید ! This guide focuses on sources for the study of South Asian Islam with a focus on Pakistan and India. It is tailored to the courses offered by the McGill Institute of Islamic Studies.


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

Alvi, Sajida Sultana. Perspectives on Mughal India : rulers, historians, 'ulamā' and Sufis. 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.

COVID 19 | Temporary Open & Free Resources

Please consult our Special COVID-19: Islamic, Middle East and South Asian studies Open resources subject guide created to provide Islamic, Middle Eastern and South Asian studies Faculty and Students with alternatives to the print collections that are currently unavailable. This list will be updated weekly to include newly published or opened resources.


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