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Jews and Muslims in South Asia
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Jews and Muslims in South Asia: Reflections on Difference, Religion, and Race

Yulia Egorova

Abstract

In the European imaginary Jews and Muslims have shared a common space reserved for the ultimate other and have been constructed in opposition to each other. This book examines the way Jewish and Muslim communities encounter each other in South Asia and interact in ways that do not easily fit conventional Western tropes of Jews-Muslim relations. In doing so, the book explores how, in the history of the subcontinent, globalized discourses about Jewishness and Islam intersect and acquire different dimensions in varying sociopolitical contexts in ways that cast analytical light on the notions of r ... More

Keywords: Jews, Muslims, South Asia, race, religion, minorities, prejudice, discrimination

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780199856237
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199856237.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Yulia Egorova, author
Associate Professor of Anthology, Durham University