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Author LinkMohammad, Afsar,1964-
Title LinkThe festival of Pīrs : popular Islam and shared devotion in South India / Afsar Mohammad.
Distribution Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]
Description xii, 199 pages :  illustrations ;  25 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-193) and index.
Contents Contents: Gugudu: the emergence of a shared devotional space -- The Pīr with a cap: narrating Kullayappa -- Kullayappa and the public rituals of Muharram -- Faqīri: practicing temporary asceticism -- Debating rituals: the politics of ’true" Islam -- Conclusion.
Subject LinkMuslim saints -- Cult -- India -- Andhra Pradesh.
LinkIslamic shrines -- India -- Andhra Pradesh.
LinkIslam -- India -- Andhra Pradesh.
LinkAndhra Pradesh (India) -- Religious life and customs.

System Number 000680594
ISBN Link9780199997589 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Link0199997586 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Link9780199997596 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Link0199997594 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Link9780199997602 (electronic text)
Link0199997608 (electronic text)

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