ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Muslim Intellectuals, Institutions, and the Post-Colonial Predicament

Muslim Intellectuals, Institutions, and the Post-Colonial Predicament Mushirul Hasan Much research on Muslims since independence is still conducted within the framework bequeathed by the British and some nationalist writers. It is assumed that orthodoxy represents true Islam and that liberal currents are secondary. Much more research is needed on ' heterodox' trends, to discover schools of thought among Muslims that placed Indian Islam in its specific Indian environment. This study of the debates that took place, especially in and around Jamia Millia Islamia and Afigarh Muslim University, in the post-independence period, is a step in this direction.

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