Books Reviewed

(Many of these book reviews have been uploaded to Usha Sanyal’s page.)


2022. Sana Haroon, The Mosques of Colonial South Asia: A Social and Legal History of Muslim Worship
(London: Bloomsbury Academic [IB Tauris], 2021. Library of Islamic South Asia). In Journal of Islamic Studies, etac039, published: 28 May 2022.

2018. Andreas Rieck, The Shias of Pakistan: An Assertive and Beleaguered Minority (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015). In Pakistan Journal of History.

Attiya Ahmad, Everyday Conversions: Islam, Domestic Work, and South Asian Migrant Women in Kuwait (Durham: Duke University Press, 2017). In American Ethnologist.

2016. Latika Gupta, Education, Poverty and Gender: Schooling Muslim Girls in India (Delhi: Routledge, 2015). In H-Asia Reviews.

2016. Margrit Pernau, Ashraf into Middle Classes: Muslims in Nineteenth-Century Delhi
(Delhi: Oxford University Press 2013). In H-Asia Reviews.

2015. Mohammad Sajjad, Muslim Politics in Bihar: Changing Contours (New Delhi: Routledge, 2014). In The Book Review, New Delhi, India.

2013. Kavita Saraswathi Datla, The Language of Secular Islam: Urdu Nationalism and Colonial India (Delhi: Orient Blackswan, 2013). In The Book Review, New Delhi, India.

2013. Masooda Bano, The Rational Believer: Choices and Decisions in the Madrasas of Pakistan (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2012). In H-Asia Reviews.

2013. Derryl N. MacLean and Sikeena Karmali Ahmed, eds. Cosmopolitanisms in Muslim Contexts: Perspectives from the Past (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, in Association with the Aga Khan University, 2012). In H-Asia Reviews.

2012. Arshad Alam, Inside a Madrasa: Knowledge, Power and Islamic Identity in India (Delhi: Routledge, 2011). In Biblio: A Review of Books, May-June 2012, p. 38.

2012. Humeira Iqtidar, Secularizing Islamists? Jama`at-e-Islami and Jama`at-ud-Da`wa in Urban Pakistan (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011). In H-Asia Reviews.

2011. Raziuddin Aquil, ed. Sufism and Society in Medieval India. Debates in Indian History and Society. (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2010). In H-Asia Reviews.

2007. Yoginder Sikand,  Bastions of the Believers. Madrasas and Islamic Education in India.(New Delhi: Penguin, 2005). In Samaj, South Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal.

1992. Religious Controversy in British India: Dialogues in South Asian Languages.
The Journal of Asian Studies, Jan 1, 1992

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