Rafiuddin Ahmed, 1999–2000

Religious Symbols and Political Mobilization: The Bengal Muslims, 1905-1947

1999-00

History, Elmira College

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Rafiuddin Ahmed (Jessie Ball duPont Fellow) completed three chapters of Religious Symbols and Political Mobilization: The Bengal Muslims, 1905–1947, a monograph accepted for publication by Oxford University Press. He wrote an introduction for an edited volume entitled Understanding the Bengal Muslims: Interpretive Essays, of which he is the editor, to be published by Oxford University Press in December 2000, and an article entitled “Islamic Response to Europe in Colonial South Asia: Jihad against the ‘Infidels’?” that will be included in an anthology entitled The Bengal Muslims in Transition: Essays in Social and Cultural History (Oxford University Press, forthcoming). Ahmed is Associate Professor of History, Elmira College, and Adjunct Professor of History, Cornell University.

Rafiuddin Ahmed, Understanding the Bengal Muslims: Interpretative Essays