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Facing ghettoisation in ‘riot-city’. Old Ahmedabad and Juhapura between victimisation and self-help

 

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Type:   Partie ou chapitre de livre
 
Titre:   Facing ghettoisation in ‘riot-city’. Old Ahmedabad and Juhapura between victimisation and self-help
 
Auteur(s):   Jaffrelot, Christophe - Centre de recherches internationales (Auteur)
Thomas, Charlotte (PhD) - Centre de recherches internationales (Auteur)
 
In:   Muslims in Indian cities: trajectories of marginalisation
 
Date de publication:   2012-04
 
Éditeur:   Columbia University Press ; Hurst Publishers
 
Pages:   43-79  p.
 
ISBN:   9780231703086
 
Mots-clés:   [en] India, Muslim, Ahmedabad
 
Résumé:   [en] Ahmedabad, as evident from its very name, carries a distinctively Muslim legacy that the ruling party in the city and in the state, the Hindu nationalist BJP, tries to conceal by using more and more often the name "Amdavad" or even Karnavati. It was built by a Sunni ruler, Ahmed Shah, in 1411, and remained the capital of the sultanate of Gujarat that he ruled until 1422...
 
 

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