Prelude to Partition: The Indian Muslims and the Imperial System of Control, 1920-1932
Oxford University Press, 1987 - India - 288 pages
Does Question The Role Of Religion In The Formation Of The State, But Provides A Structural Explanation Of Muslim Politics During 1920-32 To Complement The Existing Ideological Explanations - Particularly Examines Muslim Politics And The Role Of Imperial Policy. 4 Chapters Apart From Introduction And Conclusion. Montford Reforms - Growth Of Communalism And The Polarization Of Politics - Emergence Of Punjabi Dominance - Muslim Conference And Reforms - Conclusion - Glossary - Bibliography - Index - 3 Maps.
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A densely written and laborious book with a huge amount of ground level detail. Purports to examine the growth of Muslim (and Hindu!) nationalism in the Indian subcontinent during a particular phase ... Read full review