Type
Partie ou chapitre de livre
Titre
Muslims of the Indian City. From Centrality to Marginality
Dans
Muslims in Indian cities: trajectories of marginalisation
Auteur(s)
GAYER Laurent - Centre de sciences humaines de New Delhi (CSH) (Directeur de publication ou de collection)
JAFFRELOT Christophe - Centre de recherches internationales (Directeur de publication ou de collection)
GAYER Laurent - (Directeur de publication ou de collection)
JAFFRELOT Christophe - (Directeur de publication ou de collection)
Éditeur
Columbia University Press
Pages
1 - 22 p.
ISBN
9780231703086
Mots clés
India, Muslims, Indian cities, marginalization
Résumé
EN
Indian Muslims are a peculiar minority. First by their sheer number: with 13.4% of the total Indian population according to the 2001 Census, they are more than 138 million, making India the third largest Muslim country in the world (slightly behind Pakistan) - and the 2011 Census should give a much higher figure, around 170 million. Beyond their demographic weight, the Muslims of India stand out among the country's minorities for their troubled legacy. The lost children of India's Partition, Indian Muslims bear the stigma of the past...

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