A fascinating account of the Muslims in twentieth-century India, Pakistan and Bangladesh through his biographical sketches of eight prominent Muslims.
Sayyid Ahmed Khan (1817-1898), Fazlul Haq (1873-1962), Muhammad Ali Jinnah (1876-1948), Muhammad Iqbal (1876-1938), Muhammad Ali (1878-1931), Abul Kalam Azad (1888-1958), Liaqat Ali Khan (1895-1951) and Zakir Hussain (1897-1969)
Rajmohan Gandhi provides a deeply insightful and comprehensive picture of the community in the subcontinent today.
"Rajmohan Gandhi's excellent book...should waken us to the many whys of Hindu-Muslim relationships that remain unanswered to this day." - M.V. Kamath in The Telegraph
"At long last we have a dispassionate analysis of the making of Indian Muslims psyche." - The Hindustan Times
Publisher: Penguin Books India
No. of Pages: 360