Resisting Regimes: Myth, Memory, and the Shaping of a Muslim Identity

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Oxford University Press, 1997 - Social Science - 298 pages
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This study examines the contests over, and reshaping of, the identity of the Meos, a group located between Hinduism and Islam. The theoretical issues discussed relate to kingship, religion, nationalism, violence, ethnicity and identity, and proselytization and resistance.

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The Meos of Mewat
26
Rites
162
The Making of
221
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Shail Mayaram, Associate Fellow, Institute of Development Studies, Jaipur.

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