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Secular Projects and Student Politics: “Vande Mataram” in Hyderabad

Kavita Saraswathi Datla

in The Language of Secular Islam: Urdu Nationalism and Colonial India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836092
eISBN:
9780824871208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836092.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the Urdu language's position in relation to other vernacular languages by focusing on the first large-scale student protest at Osmania University that took place in 1938. It ... More


Reforming a Language: Creating Textbooks and Cultivating Urdu

Kavita Saraswathi Datla

in The Language of Secular Islam: Urdu Nationalism and Colonial India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836092
eISBN:
9780824871208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836092.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the projects pursued at Osmania University, with particular emphasis on efforts to create Urdu-medium textbooks that would allow students access to higher education through an ... More


Muslims and Secular Education: The Beginnings of Osmania University

Kavita Saraswathi Datla

in The Language of Secular Islam: Urdu Nationalism and Colonial India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836092
eISBN:
9780824871208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836092.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter traces the beginnings of Osmania University and the significance of its foundation against the background of the various suggestions for educational reform that were being articulated in ... More


Introduction

Kavita Saraswathi Datla

in The Language of Secular Islam: Urdu Nationalism and Colonial India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836092
eISBN:
9780824871208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836092.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book examines Muslim engagements with twentieth-century Indian nationalism, and more specifically their project of imagining a secular national culture that would include both Hindus and ... More


Locating Urdu: Deccani, Hindustani, and Urdu

Kavita Saraswathi Datla

in The Language of Secular Islam: Urdu Nationalism and Colonial India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836092
eISBN:
9780824871208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836092.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the question of the Urdu language and the modernizing agendas of the Muslim intellectuals associated with Osmania University by taking a closer look at their activities outside ... More


Muslim Pasts: Writing The History of India and The History of Islam

Kavita Saraswathi Datla

in The Language of Secular Islam: Urdu Nationalism and Colonial India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836092
eISBN:
9780824871208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836092.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines two series of textbooks commissioned by Osmania University that asserted the importance of Islam to the history of civilization and the importance of Muslims to Indian history. ... More


Conclusion: From National to Minority Subjects

Kavita Saraswathi Datla

in The Language of Secular Islam: Urdu Nationalism and Colonial India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836092
eISBN:
9780824871208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836092.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book has explored how Osmania University engaged with the Urdu language as an attempt to make Muslim cultural and intellectual forms the center of a shared secular future. What is significant ... More


Hyderabad

Halidé Edib

in Inside India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699999
eISBN:
9780199080540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699999.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

On her way to Hyderabad, the author again thought of Sarojini Naidu because it is her native state. She stayed at the house of Sir Akbar Hyderi, whom she met at Delhi and who was most interested in ... More


The University as a Site of Resistance: Identity and Student Politics

Gaurav J. Pathania

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199488414
eISBN:
9780199097722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199488414.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Since the 1960s, universities have ignited new discourse as free speech movements, LGBT, feminism movements in the West. Universities not only served as centers of learning but also promoted ... More


The Language of Secular Islam: Urdu Nationalism and Colonial India

Kavita Datla

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836092
eISBN:
9780824871208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836092.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

During the turbulent period prior to colonial India's partition and independence, Muslim intellectuals in Hyderabad sought to secularize and reformulate their linguistic, historical, religious, and ... More


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