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November 18th, 2013

The Aga Khan Case: Religion and Identity in Colonial India.

Harvard University Press, 2012

How does colonial power, both discursive and institutional, transform the normative boundaries and horizons of religious identities? Teena Purohit, Assistant Professor of Religion at Boston University, examines this question in The Aga Khan Case: Religion and Identity in Colonial India (Harvard University Press, 2012). This book is clearly written and carefully researched straddling multiples fields and disciplinary approaches. The crux of the study is the transformation of Khoja Isma’ili identity in colonial India. ……….more.

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Aga Khan Case

The Aga Khan Case: Religion and Identity in Colonial India
By: Teena Purohit
Harvard University Press, 2012
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