Recent Ethnographies of Islam in South Asia (Kerry San Chirico, Winter 2009)

Contributed by Kerry San Chirico, University of California, Santa Barbara

Ahmad, Imtiaz and Reifeld, Helmut, eds. Lived in Islam in South Asia: Adaptation, Accommodation and Conflict. Delhi: Social Sciences Press, 2004.

Assayaj, Jackie. At the Confluence of Two Rivers: Muslims and Hindus in South India. Delhi: Manohar, 2004.

Ernst, Carl W. and Lawrence, Bruce, eds. Sufi Martyrs of Love: The Chishti Order in South Asia and Beyond. New York: Palmgrave Macmillan, 2002.

Ewing, Katherine. Arguing Sainthood: Modernity, Psychoanalysis and Islam. Durham: Duke University Press, 1997.

Flueckiger, Joyce Burkhalter. In Ammas Healing Room: Islam, Gender, and Religious Identities in South India. Bloomington: University of Indiana Press, 2006.

Gottschalk, Peter. Beyond Hindu and Muslim. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Khan, Sila-Dominique. Conversions and Shifting Identities: Ramdev Pir and the Ismailis in Rajasthan. New Delhi: Manohar, 1997.

__________.Crossing the Threshold: Understanding Religious Identities in South Asia. London and New York: I.B. Taurus, 2004.

Kumar, Nita. The Artisans of Banaras: Popular Culture and Identity, 1880-1986. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1988.

_________. Kumar, Nita. Work and Leisure in the Formation of Identity: Muslim Weavers in a Hindu City in Sandria B. Freitag, ed. Culture and Power in Banaras: Community, Performance, and Environment, 1800-1980,147-170. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989.

Mayaram, Shail. Spirit Possession: Reframing Discourses of the Self and the Other in La Possession en Asie du sud: Parole, Corps, Territorie in Assayag, Jackie and Tarabout, Gilles, 101-132. Paris: Editions de LEcole des Hautes tudes en Sciences Sociales, 1999.

Marsden, Magnus. Living Islam: Muslim Religious Experience in Pakistans North-West Frontier. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.

Openshaw, Jeanne. Seeking the Bauls of Bengal. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Pemberton, Kelly. Muslim Women and Female Spiritual Authority in South Asian Sufism in Stewart, Pamela and Strathern, Andrew, eds. Contesting Rituals: Islam and Practices of Identity-Making. Durham: Carolina Academic Press, 2005.

Pinault, David. Horse of Karbala: Muslim Devotional Life in India. New York: Palgrave, 2001.

Rafiuddin, Ahmed. Understanding the Bengal Muslims: Interpretive Essays. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Ring, Laura A. Zenana: Everyday Peace in a Karachi Apartment Building. Bloomington and Indianapolis: University of Indiana Press, 2006.

Schubel, Vernon James. Religious Performance in Contemporary Islam: Shii Devotional Rituals in South Asia. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1993.

Sikand, Yoginder. Hindu-Muslim Syncretic Shrines in Karnataka. Bangalore: Himayat, 2001.

Simpson, Edward. Muslims Society and the Western Indian Ocean: The Seafarers of Kachchh. New York: Routledge, 2006.

Waseem, M., trans. and ed. On Becoming Muslim: French Essays on Aspects of Syncretism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Werbner, Pnina. Pilgrims of Love: The Anthropology of a Global Sufi Cult. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2003.

Werbner, Pnina, and Basu, Helene, eds. Embodying Charisma: Modernity, Locality and the Performance of Emotion in Sufi Cults. New York: Routledge, 1998..