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Conquest and community : the afterlife of warrior saint Ghazi Miyan / Shahid Amin.

Author:
Amin, Shahid [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2016.
  • ©2015
Description:
xix, 321 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-307) and index.
Contents:
Introduction: Sufi and the Ghazi -- A life. The hagiography -- An Urdu mirror of Masud -- The author as hero -- Lore. Tales and the text -- Reproductive anxiety -- Zohra Bibi -- Birth -- marriage -- martyrdom -- Ghazi Miyan and cowherds -- Grey mare, Lilli -- Cooking for a Turkic brother -- Idols -- Shrine. Altars -- Dafalis and servitors -- The Bahraich shrine -- Sites and cenotaphs -- Counter-histories. Investing the Ghazi -- Demotic warfare -- Downplaying the iconoclast? -- A long afterlife -- Everyday memories -- Epilogue.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Biography.
  • Folklore.
ISBN:
  • 9780226372570 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 022637257X ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 9780226372600 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 022637260X ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • ((e-book))
LCCN:
2016016551
OCLC:
940520504
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