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Author: Asim Roy
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Asim Roy argues that Islam in Bengal was not a corruption of the "real" Middle Eastern Islam, as nineteenth-century reformers claimed, but a valid historical religion developed in an area totally different from the Middle East. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
Author: European Association of Social AnthropologistsPublish On: 1994
The historian Asim Roy describes in his book The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal ( 1983 ) how syncretism came under attack by Islamic reformist
movements in nineteenth - century Bengal . Finally , the anthropologist Imtiaz
Author: European Association of Social Anthropologists
Publisher: Psychology Press
The contributors explore the issues of agency and power which motivate the conflicting discourses surrounding syncretism, that is the mixing of different religious traditions within a culture.
While analysing the Islamic syncretist tradition in Bengal , Dr Asim Roy
commented , “ In examining the Islamic syncretistic tradition in Bengal , we hoped
to raise and answer , dirctly or indirectly , some basic questions about the
approach to an ...
The Ahl - i - Hadith Ideology Almost all scholars studying the Bengal Muslims ,
notably , W.W. Hunter ( 1871 ) , P. Hardy ... Asim Roy , The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal ( Princeton : synthesis of Islamic mysticism with the
J . N . Sarkar points out the salient features of Muslim life in the Bengali society
under the Turko - Afghans and the Mughals . Asim Roy focuses the syncretistic tradition of the Muslims in Bengal during the Muslim rule . Monar Ali gives
Although the Bengali Muslims gave less significance to the Islamic aspect of their
identity during their struggle for ... by the time Islam reached Bengal , the local
people had already developed a Bengali identity ; syncretistic religious traditions
The larger body of the nascent Muslim ' middle class ' in Bengal also identified
itself with this clamour . ... 1871–1906 : A Quest for Identity , ” Delhi , 1981 ) and
Asim Roy ( in “ The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal ” , Dhaka , 1983 ) .
An additional and significant reason for them to stress the Muslim component of
their identity was the Bengali peasantry ' s wish to distantiate ... Thus were laid
the foundations of what Roy calls the Islamic syncretistic tradition in Bengal . One
Further Reading Society Urban elite Bengalis have produced one of South Asia '
s finest literary traditions , including not only ... 3 , Cambridge University Press ,
2003 Roy , Asim , The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal , Princeton , New ...
Author: Carl Skutsch
Category: Ethnic groups
This study of minorities involves the difficult issues of rights, justice, equality, dignity, identity, autonomy, political liberties, and cultural freedoms. The A-Z Encyclopedia presents the facts, arguments, and areas of contention in over 560 entries in a clear, objective manner. For a full list of entries, contributors, and more, visit the Encyclopedia of the World's Minorities website.
For two accounts of the story of Ghazi , the tigers ' god - called “ Bada - khān
Ghāzi ” ( that is , Barekhan Ghazi ) or “ Ghāzi - sāheb " —in two separate folk
ballads , see Asim Roy , The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal ( Princeton ...
Author: Barbara Rossi
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
An extensive overview--which includes many full-color reproductions and black-and-white illustrations--chronicles four hundred years of popular painting in India, with in-depth commentary on the folk, tribal, and urban contexts from which these paintings arose. UP.
... of a rich Islamic syncretistic tradition in Bengali language and literature in the
sixteenth and seventeenth centuries . • The tradition , nourished since then by
generations of Bengal Muslims , remained for centuries an alternative syncretistic
Studies Presented to George V. Bobrinskoy on the occasion of his academic
retirement ... . Chicago 1967 , pp.28-36 ) . On the marked syncretism of Islam in
Bengal , see especially Asim Roy , The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal .
pressed by tales about the heavenly heartland of Islam but Urdu and Urdu -
based culture remained as alien as ever . ... 12 For further details see , Asim Roy
, The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal , New Jersey , 1983 ) ; ' The Bengal
Author: Śekhara Bandyopādhyāẏa
Publisher: South Asia Books
Category: Social Science
Contributions From Eminent Scholars Collected Here Share A Concern With State Intervention And Its Effects On Community Formation In Bengal. Ruling Elites May Have Different Priorities, As Is Revealed Very Clearly In The Different Policies Adopted In Bengal Under The Colonial State, The State Of Pakistan, The State Of Bangladesh And The Left Front Government In West Bengal. These Policies Had Differential Impact On Various Communities, Caste Hierarchies, Bengalis And Non-Bengalis And Often On Different Sections Within Each Community.
The Sufis , as a result , found Bengal to be a very fertile ground and their efforts
met with astonishing success . ... A very important characteristic of Islam in Bengal , which Asim Roy termed " the Islamic Syncretistic tradition , " is relevent
to this ...
... Rafiuddin Ahmed , The Bengal Muslims , 1871 - 1906 : A Quest for Identity (
Oxford , 1981 ) , Asim Roy , The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal (
Princeton , 1983 ) , and Richard M . Eaton , The Rise of Islam and the Bengal
Frontier 1204 ...
Author: Saif Ul Haque
Collection of exhibition of drawings and photographs organized by the Chetana Sthapadya Unnoyon Society at National Museum in 1997.
... madrasa in the Yemen , OSIA , vol . 13 . Oxford : Oxford University Press .
Rashid , Ahmed . 2001 . Taliban , the Story of the Afghan Warlords . London : Pan
Books . Ray , Asim . 1983 . The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal .
Author: Patricia Baker
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Aimed at educationalists and students interested in the world of Islam, this work reveals something of the rich variety and diversity of the religious arts of Islam, an aspect of Islamic art which still remains misunderstood and under-researched. Rather than concentrating solely on the Middle East, it includes examples of visual expression from West Africa to South-east Asia and beyond, from the first century of Islamic history to the present day, while drawing the readers attention to the enduring impact of 19th century Western perceptions of Islamic art as traditional and decorative, pertaining more to the world of crafts, rather than that of fine art. The relationship between Islamic theological opinion, the artist-maker and the object is explored in this discussion of religious artistic expression, from early Islamic calligraphy and the mosque to contemporary Iranian poster art, from prayer rugs to sufi performance and modern Islamic dress.
42 A . Roy , The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal ( Princeton , 1983 ) ; A . A
. Engineer , ' Islamic Fundamentalism and Communalism in India ' , Islam in Asia :
Pakistan , India , Bangladesh , Sri Lanka , Indonesia , Philippines , Malaysia ...
Author: Suranjan Das
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
In examining the major riots in Bengal between 1905 and 1947 the author has addressed the following issues: how an increased conjunction of elite and popular communalism created the necessary background for the riots; why the riots lost their initial class basis and became overtly communal; how a crowd-leadership dichotomy often asserted their 'autonomy'; and finally, how the riots promoted communal consciousness at various levels of society and polity which provided an important backdrop to the partition of the province in 1947. Against the background of the larger political dilemmas confronting India in the pre-partition period, this work has analysed the developing relationships between elite and popular participation in violence, and between the religious and secular features of their mobilization.