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As a thriving port urban, nineteenth-century Bombay attracted migrants from throughout India and past. Nile Green's Bombay Islam strains the binds among industrialization, imperialism and the construction of faith to teach how Muslim migration fueled call for for quite a lot of spiritual providers, as Christian missionaries competed with Muslim non secular marketers for a stake within the new marketplace. Enabled by means of a colonial coverage of non-intervention in non secular affairs, and powered by means of steam trip and vernacular printing, Bombay's Islamic productions have been exported so far as South Africa and Iran. Connecting histories of faith, labour and globalization, the e-book examines the function of standard humans – mill arms and retailers – in shaping the call for that drove the marketplace. via drawing on hagiographies, travelogues, doctrinal works, and poems in Persian, Urdu and Arabic, Bombay Islam unravels a vernacular modernity that observed humans from around the Indian Ocean drawn into Bombay's commercial economic climate of enchantment.

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