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‘Islam in South Asia in Practice,’ Princeton University Press

September 17, 2009 Leave a comment

The Princeton University Press book with my article in it is out. Barbara Metcalf passed around her one and only advance copy at the conference.

Islam in South Asia anthology

The book is a collection of maybe 30 contributions, it’s quite a heavy volume. I hope to get a copy of my own by and by. My paper – Chapter 12 – is all of 5 pages long: “Sufi Ritual Practice among the Barkatiyya Sayyids of U.P.: Nuri Miyan’s Life and Urs, Late Nineteenth – Early Twentieth Centuries.”

The Urdu Translation

September 5, 2009 Leave a comment

I’ve made progress on the Urdu translation of “Devotional Islam and Politics in British India.”

Someone in Karachi has agreed to take it on. It’s being handled on my behalf by a Pakistani scholar, someone I’ll be meeting for the first time at the Metcalf conference. We’ve been in correspondence for some time…