Creating a New Medina State Power, Islam, and the Quest for Pakistan in Late Colonial North India

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Full title: Creating a New Medina [electronic resource] : State Power, Islam, and the Quest for Pakistan in Late Colonial North India / Venkat Dhulipala.
Main author: Dhulipala, Venkat.
Corporate Authors: Cambridge Books Online
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Table of Contents:
  • Nationalists', communalists' and the 1937 provincial elections
  • Muslim mass contacts' and the rise of the Muslim League
  • Two constitutional lawyers from Bombay and the debate over Pakistan in the public sphere
  • The Muslim League and the idea of Pakistan in the United Provinces
  • The Ulama at the forefront of politics : three critiques of Pakistan from the United Provinces
  • Urdu press, public opinion, and the controversies over Pakistan
  • Fusing Islam and state power : Shabbir Ahmad Usmani and Pakistan as the new Medina
  • The referendum on Pakistan : the elections of 1945-46
  • Epilogue.