A moral reckoning : Muslim intellectuals in nineteenth-century Delhi

This volume discusses the lives of five significant and influential figures of 19th-century Delhi - Mohammad Zakaullah, Nazir Ahmad, Sayyid Ahmad Khan, Mizra Asadullah Khan Ghalib, and Khwaja Altaf Husain Hali. It studies their attitudes and behaviour towards one another, their responses to the onse...

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Main Author: Hasan, Mushirul
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New Delhi Oxford University Press 2007, 2007
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Summary:This volume discusses the lives of five significant and influential figures of 19th-century Delhi - Mohammad Zakaullah, Nazir Ahmad, Sayyid Ahmad Khan, Mizra Asadullah Khan Ghalib, and Khwaja Altaf Husain Hali. It studies their attitudes and behaviour towards one another, their responses to the onset of colonial rule, their experience of living through the 1857 Rebellion, their reappraisal of their culture and identity, and above all, the impact of their thinking and activism on their contemporaries
Item Description:Originally published: 2005
Physical Description:xv, 313 p. ill
ISBN:9780199081691