Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

PS-810 Muslim Social and Political Thought in South Asia (1857-1947)

PS-810 Muslim Social and Political Thought in South Asia (1857-1947):

This course is designed to highlight the views of important socio-political theorists since 1857 to 1947. The focus will be on the following theme; Muslim response to the West after the British occupation, Reformation of the Muslims, Muslim identity and Independence movements. Views of the Muslim leaders can be explicitly stated in their writings but it can also be extracted from the activities of different Muslim social and political movements.



Ahmad, Aziz. Islamic Modernism in India and Pakistan (1857-1964), London: Oxford University Press, 1976.

Baljon, JMS, The Reforms and Religious Ideas of Sir Sayyid Ahmad Khan, Leiden: EJ Brill, 1949

Barbara Metcalf, Islamic Revival in British India: Deoband, 1860-1900, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ: 1982,

Faroqi, Ziaul Hasan, Haq, Mushirul. Fikr-i-Islami ki Tashkil-i-Jadid,Lahore: Maktaba-i-Rahmania, n.d.

Fazlur Rahman. Islam and Modernity. Publication of the Centre for Middle Eastern Studies, Number 15, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982.

Haq, M. Anwarul. The Faith Movement of Mawlana Muhammad Ilyas,London: George Allen & Unwin Ldt. 1972.

Hussain, Syed Shabir. Al-Mashriq: The Disowned Genius: The Story of a World Revolutionary Who Was Bogged Down in His Own Country, at Once Inspiring and Painful, Lahore: Jang Publishers, 1991.

Iqbal, Afzal. The Life and Times of Mohamed Ali: An Analysis of the Hopes, Fears and Aspirations of Muslim India From 1878 to 1931, Lahore: Institute of Islamic Culture, 1979.

Islahi, Dr. Sharfuddin. Zikar-i-Farhi, Lahore: Darul Tazkir, 2002

Islahi, Dr. Sharfuddin. Zikar-i-Farhi, Lahore: Darul Tazkir, 2002

Ja`feri, Sayyed Rais Ahmad. Ali Biraderan. Lahore: Muhammed Ali Academy, n.d.

Malik, Hafeez (ed.), Political Profile of Sir Sayyid Ahmad Khan: A Documentary Record, Islamabad: Institute of Islamic History, Culture and Civilisation, 1982.

Mawdudi, Mawlana Sayyed Abul Ala. A Short History of the Revivalist Movement in Islam, Lahore: Islamic Publications, 1976.

Mawdudi, Mawlana Sayyed Abul Ala. Tahrik-i-Azadi-i-Hind aur Musalman (two volumes), Lahore: Islamic Publications, 1976.

Minault, Gail. Secluded Scholars: Women’s Education and Muslim Social Reform in Colonial India, Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Murad, Mehr Afroz. Intellectual Modernism of Shibli Nu`mani,Lahore:Institute ofIslamic Culture, 1976.

Philips, C.H. ed. The Evolution of India and Pakistan 1857-1947. London: 1962.

Smith, W.C. Modern Islam in India: A Social Analysis, London: Victor Gollancz Limited, 1946.

Syed, Muhammad Aslam. Muslim Response to the West: Muslim Historiography in India, 1857 – 1914, Islamabad: National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research, 1988.

Weiss, Anita, ed. Islamic Reassertion in Pakistan, Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1986.

leftThe University of Peshawar is a public sector university in the city of Peshawar, Pakistan. The university was established in October 1950 by Mr. Liaquat Ali Khan, the first Prime Minister of Pakistan as an offshoot of Islamia College Peshawar, which was founded in 1913.  read more