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Arts, Cultural Pageants and the State: The Nehru–Azad Dialogue

Balmiki Prasad Singh

in India's Culture: The State, the Arts, and Beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060635
eISBN:
9780199080250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060635.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter begins by discussing the British approach to culture which was shaped by their policies of laissez-faire and paternalism. Subsequently leaders of the new republic approached the cultural ... More


Pan-Islamism in India

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses Pan-Islamism in India, and notes that it was only during the last few years of the nineteenth century when Turkey began to play an important role in the imagination of the ... More


The Formative Years

Syeda Saiyidain Hameed

in Maulana Azad, Islam and the Indian National Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199450466
eISBN:
9780199082902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450466.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

On 20 November 1903, a new monthly magazine was launched in Calcutta whose mission was ‘Truth Redeems and Falsehood Kills’, or As Sidq Menji, wal Kazb o Yahlak in Arabic. The aims and objectives of ... More


Islam in South Asia: Quest for Pluralism

T. N. Madan

in Modern Myths, Locked Minds: Secularism and Fundamentalism in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198065104
eISBN:
9780199080182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065104.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The person who did most to link Islam with the Enlightenment in India was Sayyid Ahmad Khan, who attempted to overcome the hiatus between faith and reason without abandoning the fundamentals of ... More


Rise of the Crescent: Al Hilal

Syeda Saiyidain Hameed

in Maulana Azad, Islam and the Indian National Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199450466
eISBN:
9780199082902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450466.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

On 13 July 1912, Abul Kalam Azad launched his own newspaper tofulfilthe objectives that he had set for himself. Al Hilal (The Crescent), published in Calcutta, ushered in a new chapter in Urdu ... More


The Man within: Ghubar-i-Khatir

Syeda Saiyidain Hameed

in Maulana Azad, Islam and the Indian National Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199450466
eISBN:
9780199082902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450466.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History

Ghubar-i-khatir contains Abul Kalam Azad’s personal letters, written during the first two years of his life inside the Ahmednagar Fort Prison (1942–5). These letters were addressed ... More


Calcutta’s Maulana: Colonialism on Trial

Mushirul Hasan

in Roads to Freedom: Prisoners in Colonial India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199458837
eISBN:
9780199087020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458837.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the trials that Maulana Abul Kalam Azad went through both inside and outside prison. It first considers the influence of the writers connected with the ‘Bengal Renaissance’ on ... More


Maulana Azad, Islam and the Indian National Movement

Syeda Saiyidain Hameed

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199450466
eISBN:
9780199082902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450466.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was a scholar, intellectual, and nationalist who fought against British imperialists by drawing inspiration from the Koran. Twenty years before the freedom movement took hold ... More


President and Negotiator

Syeda Saiyidain Hameed

in Maulana Azad, Islam and the Indian National Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199450466
eISBN:
9780199082902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450466.003.0011
Subject:
History, Indian History

In his autobiography, India Wins Freedom, Abul Kalam Azad narrates the events between 1920 and 1947 leading up to India’s independence from Britain and its partition. He describes his role in the ... More


National Politics

Syeda Saiyidain Hameed

in Maulana Azad, Islam and the Indian National Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199450466
eISBN:
9780199082902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450466.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

Abul Kalam Azad spent one year at the Alipur Central Jail, during which Abdur Razzaq Malihabadi gathered material for his book Azad ki Kahani khud unki Zubani (Azadis story as told by him) from his ... More


Fatwa Against the British: Quol-e-Faisal

Syeda Saiyidain Hameed

in Maulana Azad, Islam and the Indian National Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199450466
eISBN:
9780199082902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450466.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

Abul Kalam Azad delivered fiery speeches in various meetings in which he openly challenged the British government. When he was arrested along with C. R. Das in Calcutta, the national movement became ... More


Azad, Nehru, and Partition

B. R. Nanda

in Jawaharlal Nehru: Rebel and Statesman

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195645866
eISBN:
9780199081363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195645866.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In his autobiography, India Wins Freedom, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad presents a personal account of the Partition of India. There is a tinge of bitterness in Maulana’s account, which is not surprising ... More


Muslim Politics: Khilafat

Syeda Saiyidain Hameed

in Maulana Azad, Islam and the Indian National Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199450466
eISBN:
9780199082902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450466.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

While under house arrest in Ranchi, Abul Kalam Azad finished his magnum opus Tarjuman-ul-Quran and wrote a lengthy article entitled ‘Jama-ash-shawahid fidukhul ghair Muslim fil Masajid’ (Collection ... More


Hindu–Muslim Unity

Syeda Saiyidain Hameed

in Maulana Azad, Islam and the Indian National Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199450466
eISBN:
9780199082902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450466.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History

As part of a pact signed by Mahatma Gandhi and Lord Irwin in 1931, political prisoners were released and Gandhi attended the Round Table Conference. The British Prime Minister, Ramsay MacDonald, ... More


Tarjuman-ul-Quran

Syeda Saiyidain Hameed

in Maulana Azad, Islam and the Indian National Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199450466
eISBN:
9780199082902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450466.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

In the preface to the first edition of his book Tarjuman-ul-Quran, Abul Kalam Azad explains the factors that influenced him in his writing. He was convinced that the book, the outcome of 27 years of ... More


A Menacing Mosque Reveals the Limits of Colonial Power

Mrinalini Rajagopalan

in Building Histories: The Archival and Affective Lives of Five Monuments in Modern Delhi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226283470
eISBN:
9780226331898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226331898.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Starting in the 1930s the Jama Masjid was frequently coopted for anti-colonial demonstrations. As one of the few spaces in the city outside of British surveillance, the courtyard of the mosque ... More


Breaking Free

Syeda Saiyidain Hameed

in Maulana Azad, Islam and the Indian National Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199450466
eISBN:
9780199082902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450466.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

Abul Kalam Azad resigned as editor of Al Nadwa and transferred to Vakil in Amritsar, where he stayed from April to November 1906. In Vakil, he translated the Arabic treatise Al Miratul Muslima (Image ... More


Guiding the Quom: Tazkirah

Syeda Saiyidain Hameed

in Maulana Azad, Islam and the Indian National Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199450466
eISBN:
9780199082902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450466.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

Abul Kalam Azad wrote his first autobiography, Tazkirah, published by his friend and admirer, Fazluddin Ahmed. Intended as an instrument of instruction, Tazkirah highlights Azad’s conviction that he ... More


Introduction

Mun’im Sirry

in Scriptural Polemics: The Qur'an and Other Religions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199359363
eISBN:
9780199359387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359363.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Introduction highlights the purpose of the book and its main thesis. It discusses the theoretical considerations and explores the kind of innovative and creative thinking that modern Muslim ... More


Epilogue

Irfan Ahmad

in Religion as Critique: Islamic Critical Thinking from Mecca to the Marketplace

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635095
eISBN:
9781469635101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635095.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Epilogue offers a preliminary outline of a theory of critique. Engaging with Abdolkarim Soroush's theory of contraction and expansion (qabz v bast) in knowledge, it addresses the following ... More


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