The Muslim Heritage of Bengal: The Lives, Thoughts and Achievements of Great Muslim Scholars, Writers and Reformers of Bangladesh and West Bengal

The Muslim Heritage of Bengal: The Lives, Thoughts and Achievements of Great Muslim Scholars, Writers and Reformers of Bangladesh and West Bengal

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By (author) Muhammad Mojlum Khan

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  • Publisher: Kube Publishing Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 384 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 244mm x 32mm | 840g
  • Publication date: 12 November 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Markfield
  • ISBN 10: 1847740529
  • ISBN 13: 9781847740526
  • Sales rank: 1,853,861

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""The Muslim Heritage of Bengal" is a multidimensional work. . . . I am sure this book will add to the vista of knowledge in the field of Muslim history and heritage of Bengal. I recommend this work."--A. K. M. Yaqub Ali, PhD, professor emeritus, Islamic history and culture, University of Rajshahi"Khan's book provides invaluable information which will inspire present and future generations."--M. Abdul Jabbar Beg, PhD, former professor of Islamic history and civilization, National University of MalaysiaA popular history that covers eight hundred years of the history of Islam in Bengal through the example of forty-two inspirational men and women up until the twentieth century. Written by the author of the best-selling "The Muslim 100."Included are the prominent figures Shah Jalal, Nawab Abdul Latif, Rt. Hon. Syed Ameer Ali, Sir Salimullah Khan Bahadur, and Begum Rokeya.Muhammad Mojlum Khan was born in 1973 in Habiganj, Bangladesh, and was educated in England. He is a teacher, author, literary critic, and research scholar, and has published more than 150 essays and articles worldwide. He is the author of "The Muslim 100" (2008). He is a fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and director of the Bengal Muslim Research Institute, United Kindgom. He lives in England with his family.

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Muhammad Mojlum Khan was born in 1973 in Habiganj, Bangladesh and was educated in England. He is a teacher, author, literary critic and research scholar, and has published more than 150 essays and articles worldwide. He is author of Kube's The Muslim 100 (2008), Pioneers of Islam in Bengal (forthcoming), Against the Tide (forthcoming), and his writings have been translated into several languages. He is a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Director of Bengal Muslim Research Institute UK. He is a British national and lives in England with his family.

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"The Muslim Heritage of Bengal is a multidimensional work covering aspects of the Muslim history, culture and heritage of Bengal from the early thirteenth century to the modern times. I welcome this invaluable work. The book consists of forty-two biographies of eminent Muslims of Bengal beginning with Muhammad Bakhtiyar Khalji, the Muslim conqueror of Bengal, and ends with Begum Rokeya, an influential educationalist of Bengal during the early twentieth century. I am sure this book shall add to the vista of knowledge in the field of Muslim history and heritage of Bengal. I recommend this work." -- Dr A. K. M. Yaqub Ali, Professor Emeritus, Islamic History & Culture, University of Rajshahi and renowned historian of Bangladesh. "The Muslim Heritage of Bengal is a fascinating, inspiring book written by a young British writer. I have read this book and found it to be very valuable, a real eye-opener. This book provides glimpses of Bengal's Muslim history from the beginning of the 13th century to more recent events during the early part of the 20th century. Khan's book provides invaluable information which will inspire present and future generations regarding the Muslim history, culture and heritage of Bengal. Highly recommended reading for Muslims and non-Muslims, young and old alike." -- Dr M. Abdul Jabbar Beg, Formerly Professor of Islamic History & Civilization at National University of Malaysia and co-author of A Journey through Islamic History: A Timeline of Key Events.

Table of contents

Introduction 1. Muhammad Bakhtiyar Khalji 2. Shah Jalal of Sylhet 3. Khan Jahan Ali 4. Syed Sultan 5. Syed Alaol 6. Hayat Mahmud 7. Mannujan Khanum 8. Haji Muhammad Muhsin 9. Rahimunnesa 10. Haji Shariatullah 11. Titu Mir 12. Mawlana Karamat Ali Jaunpuri 13. Sir Abdul Ghani 14. Nawab Abdul Latif 15. Abdur Rauf Wahid 16. Abdul Ghafur Nassakh 17. Mawlana Ubaydullah Suhrawardi 18. Nawab Faizunnesa Choudhurani 19. Dilwar Husayn Ahmad 20. Sir Ahsanullah 21. Pir Abu Bakr Siddiqi of Furfura 22. Mir Musharraf Husayn 23. Rt. Hon. Syed Ameer Ali 24. Rt. Hon. Taslimuddin Ahmad 25. Muhammad Daad Ali 26. Kazim al-Qurayshi Kaykobad 27. Shaykh Abdur Rahim of Basirhat 28. Muzammil Haq of Shantipur 29. Munshi Muhammad Meherullah 30. Maulvi Abdul Karim of Sylhet 31. Sir Syed Shamsul Huda 32. Nawab Syed Nawab Ali Chowdhury 33. Mawlana Abdul Awwal Jaunpuri 34. Sir Abdur Rahim 35. Mawlana Muhammad Akram Khan 36. Abdul Karim Sahityavisharad 37. Munshi Shaykh Zamiruddin 38. Sir Salimullah Khan Bahadur 39. Wajid Ali Khan Panni 40. Mawlana Abu Nasr Wahid 41. Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah 42. Begum Rokeya Conclusion Brief Chronology of Islamic History of Bengal List of Further Reading Select Bibliography Index