Ottoman Turkey, Ataturk and South Asia: Studies in Perceptions and Responses

Hardcover | February 15, 2014

byM. Naeem Qureshi

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The book is based on nine articles that I contributed to various journals over the past several years or appeared in various conference proceedings. At least one of them was published as a chapter in an edited work. However, all of them are based on original archival material or contemporarypublished sources available in Pakistan, India, Turkey and Britain. The theme of these papers, as the title suggests, is the South Asian perceptions and responses regarding the political events that unfolded in the background of the dismemberment of the Ottoman Empire and the establishment of theTurkish republic by Mustafa Kemal. The book begins with an analysis of the literature on the nineteenth-century pan-Islam in South Asia and then gradually unfolds its practical expression in the politics of the South Asia while interacting with the Turks in the milieu of British and Allied policies. It also tries to explain as to whythe South Asians switched their sympathies from the Ottomans to nationalists under Ataturk and how they looked at the process of modernization in Turkey in comparison with the Muslims of Afghanistan and Iran. Lastly, the book attempts to examine the enduring relevance of pan-Islam in the politics ofPakistan and ventures to measure its trajectory in the future.

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The book is based on nine articles that I contributed to various journals over the past several years or appeared in various conference proceedings. At least one of them was published as a chapter in an edited work. However, all of them are based on original archival material or contemporarypublished sources available in Pakistan, Indi...

M. Naeem Qureshi, Ph.D. (London), has recently been Professor of History at the National Institute of Pakistan Studies, Islamabad, Pakistan. Before that he was HEC's Eminent Professor at Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. During his substantive association with the University (1974-1996), he held the Chair of History for a number of ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:350 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.1 inPublished:February 15, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199066345

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PrefaceList of MapsAbbreviationsIntroduction1. Bibliographic Soundings in Nineteenth-Century Pan-Islam2. Pan-Islam and the Caliphate Reconsidered3. Pleading the Case of the Ottoman Empire4. Ataturk's Impact on Muslim India5. Images of Ataturk and Turkey in Urdu Literature6. Ataturk's reforms and the Muslim World7. The Kemalist Model of State and Ayub Khan's Structural ReformsEpilogueAppendices:i. Misak-i-Milliii. Scotland Yard Reports of the Khilafat Delegation (1920)iii. Iqbal's 'The Principle of Movement in the Structure of Islam'iv. M.A. Jinnah's Tribute to Ataturk, 10 November 1938GlossaryBiographical NotesSelected BibliographyIndex