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Author Ahmad, Irfan, 1974-
Title Islamism and democracy in India : the transformation of Jamaat-e-Islami / Irfan Ahmad
Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2009
book jacket
 Modern History Library  324.254082 A286    AVAILABLE    30550100463536
 Ethnology Library  BP10.J343 A46 2009    AVAILABLE    30520020728946
Descript xx, 306 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Series Princeton studies in Muslim politics
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-293) and index
Introduction -- pt. I. Fieldwork and historical context -- Doing fieldwork in times of war -- Contextualizing the formation and ideology of Islamism -- pt. II. Zigzags to Allah's kingdom -- Educating the children -- Mobilizing the young -- Defining Islam: conflict and democratization -- pt. III. Opposition and negotiation -- Invoking Jihad -- Negotiating the idol: secularism, democracy, and Allah's kingdom
Subject Jama⁺ё⁽¬at-i Isla⁺ёmi⁺ё (India)
Jama⁺ё⁽¬at-i Isla⁺ёmi⁺ё (India) -- Political activity
Islam and politics -- India
Islam and secularism -- India
India -- Politics and government
Democracy -- Religious aspects -- Islam
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