Erscheinungsdatum: 28.02.2014, Medium: Buch, Einband: Gebunden, Titel: Bombay Islam, Titelzusatz: The Religious Economy of the West Indian Ocean, 1840-1915, Autor: Green, Nile, Verlag: Cambridge University Press, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS // Economic Conditions // Ökonomie einzelner Branchen, Rubrik: Volkswirtschaft, Seiten: 344, Informationen: HC gerader Rücken kaschiert, Gewicht: 682 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Saif Faiz Badruddin Tyabji was an independent judge of the Bombay High Court, he was also a social reformer and educationist and, above all, a champion of Hindu-Muslim brotherhood in India. Tyabji has many firsts to his credit. He was the first Indian barrister to practise in the Bombay High Court, the first Muslim advocate of the high court and the first Indian to become an acting chief justice of Bombay High Court. Tyabji was grandson of an early president of India's Congress party, Badaruddin Taiyabji (1844-1906). Though an engineer educated at Cambridge, his career as a lawyer and a judge were perhaps surpassed by his role as a Member of Parliament representing the Congress party in newly independent India. He was in the forefront of reform of his own community. He realised the lack of English education amongst the Muslims had made them backward. He therefore founded the Anjuman-i-Islam. He resolutely opposed the purdah system for Muslim women as it prevented their education and social advancement.
'As a thriving port city, nineteenth-century Bombay attracted migrants from across India and beyond. Nile Green's Bombay Islam traces the ties between industrialization, imperialism, and the production of religion to show how Muslim migration from the oceanic and continental hinterlands of Bombay in this period fueled demand for a wide range of religious suppliers, as Christian missionaries competed with Muslim religious entrepreneurs for a stake in the new market. Enabled by a colonial policy of non-intervention in religious affairs, and powered by steam travel and vernacular printing, Bombay's Islamic productions were exported as far as South Africa and Iran. Connecting histories of religion, labour, and globalization, the book examines the role of ordinary people mill hands and merchants in shaping the demand that drove the market. By drawing on hagiographies, travelogues, doctrinal works, and poems in Persian, Urdu, and Arabic, Bombay Islam unravels a vernacular modernity that saw people from across the Indian Ocean drawn into Bombay's industrial economy of enchantment'--