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Resisting Regimes: Myth, Memory and the Shaping of a Muslim Identity by Shail Mayaram

By: Mayaram, Shail.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi Oxford University Press 2017Description: 299p.ISBN: 9780199467617.Subject(s): Meos (Indic people) - ReligionDDC classification: 305.89147
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Introduction to the Revised Edition: Postcolonial Futures—Mewatis in India and Pakistan

1 Introduction
Map 1: Mewat before Independence
Map 2: Mewat and Surrounding Areas
Nationalism, Kingship and the Other State, Sovereignty and Violence On Ethnic Conflict

2 The Meos of Mewat
Myth, Memory and Silence
Identity and Liminality

3 The Institution of the Modern State: The Princely States of Alwar and Bharatpur
Monarchical Assertion under Jai Singh of Alwar and Kishan Singh of Bharatpur
The Politics of Ritual and Nationalism
Pan Indian Networks: The Arya Samaj, the Hindi Language and Cow Movements
Communal Riot in Alwar City
State versus Community: Claims to Land, Surplus, Forests and Pastures

4 Constructions of the Meo Movement: The Written Record
The Historiography of the Meo Movement
The Meo Question
Constructions of Time
The Princely State Perspective
The British Perspective
The Meo Perspective

5 Contested History and Cultural Reproduction: Myth and Memory of Resistance
Collective Representations of Resistance
Individual Representations of Resistance
Communal Politics, Tabligh and Meo Narrative in the Post-revolt Period

6 Partition and Violence in Mewat: Rites of Territorial and Political Passage
Politics in the Princely States of Bharatpur and Alwar
Representations of Violence in the Media
Silences in the Representation of the State
The Organization of Violence
Violence and the Community: Myth and Memory of Victimhood and Resistance
Land and Re-territorialization: The Rehabilitation of ‘Refugees’ and the Displacement of ‘Evacuees’

7 The Tablīghī Jamā‘at: The Making of a Transnational Religious Regime On the ‘Jāhil Mewatis’
The Institutional Network
Ideology: The Intra-Islamic Debate between the Barelwis, Deobandis and Sufis
Tablighi Jama‘at, Jamiat ulama-i Hind and the Indian National Congress: Some Implications

8 Myth and Ritual: The Cultural Construction of Contemporary Meo Identity and Community


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