Hindu Rulers, Muslim Subjects: Islam, Rights, and the History of Kashmir

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Hurst, 2004 - Hinduism - 335 pages
If there is a hotbed of religious politics in the world today, it is the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Disputed between India and Pakistan, it contains a large majority of Muslims who are subject to the laws of a predominantly Hindu and increasingly "Hinduised" India. How did religion become so inextricably enmeshed in defining and expressing the protest of Kashmir's Muslims against Hindu rule?

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