Saturday, November 20, 2004

Social Origins of Dictatorship in Pakistan

Pakistan's Barelvis and Deobandis by Joel at Far Outliers

... Deoband is a town a hundred miles north of Delhi and a madrasa was established there in 1867. It brought together many Muslims who were not only fiercely hostile to British rule but also committed to a literal and austere interpretation of Islam. The founders of the madrasa saw modern technology as nothing more than a method by which the people of the West kept Muslims in subjugation ...

South Asia, 19thC and 20th Centuries


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