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Professor Francis Robinson (Royal Holloway) Jamal Mian Book Launch

17 April 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm BST

Jamal Mian

The Life of Maulana Jamaluddin Abdul Wahab of Farangi Mahall, 1919–2012 by Francis Robinson.

This book relates the life of Jamal Mian Farangi Mahalli, a highly respected scion of Lucknow’s scholarly culture and a major leader of the Pakistan Movement. Based on the archives left by Jamal Mian, it explores his life as a member of Farangi Mahall, South Asia’s leading family of Islamic learning from Lucknow. The author covers the colourful life of a dynamic personality–from his education in the Dars-i Nizami and the spiritual traditions of his family to his rise to the Muslim League High Command, and his involvement in the campaign for Pakistan.

Francis Robinson is a British historian and Professor of the History of South Asia.

2017, 250 pages, Hardback, ISBN: 978-0-19-940568-8


17 April 2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm BST
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Amy Riach
ar at royalasiaticsociety.org


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