Creating a New Medina
副标题: State Power, Islam, and the Quest for Pakistan in Late Colonial North India
作者: Venkat Dhulipala
作者单位: University of North Carolina, Wilmington
出版社: Cambridge University Press,   2015
ISBN: 9781107280380
来源数据库: Cambridge University Press
DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781107280380
原始语种摘要: This book examines how the idea of Pakistan was articulated and debated in the public sphere and how popular enthusiasm was generated for its successful achievement, especially in the crucial province of UP (now Uttar Pradesh) in the last decade of British colonial rule in India. It argues that Pakistan was not a simply a vague idea that serendipitously emerged as a nation-state, but was popularly imagined as a sovereign Islamic State, a new Medina, as some called it. In this regard, it was envisaged as the harbinger of Islam's renewal and rise in the twentieth century, the new leader and protector of the global community of Muslims, and a worthy successor to the defunct Turkish Caliphate. The book also specifically foregrounds the critical role played by Deobandi ulama in articulating...
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  • nation 民族
  • worthy 有价值的
  • enthusiasm 热心
  • regard 敬贺金
  • simply 简单地
  • Pakistan 巴基斯坦
  • community 群落
  • colonial 群体的
  • successor 继承人
  • articulated 铰链的