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The Pre-‘Mutiny’ Discourse on Indian Muslims

  • Alex Padamsee

Abstract

In this chapter I want to examine two major related strands to what we might call the pre-‘Mutiny’ Anglo-Indian discourse of Muslim ‘conspiracy’. They can be glossed here (and will be dealt with in turn) as the discourse of Muslim ‘fanaticism’; and the discourse of Mughal ‘dispossession’.

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Indian Society Colonial State Muslim Society British State Civil Disturbance 
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