volume 30, issue 3, P395-396 2020
DOI: 10.1017/s1356186320000280
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SARAH ANSARI

Abstract: This Special Issue, entitled 'Historicising Sayyid-ness: Social Status and Muslim Identity in South Asia', and guest-edited by Drs Laurence Gautier and Julien Levesque, explores changing conceptions of 'Sayyid-ness' in various historical contexts in South Asia with the aim of challenging essentialised understandings of what a Sayyid identity has meant there. JRAS readers, therefore, may be interested to learn that one of the key individuals discussed in this Special Issue-Sayyid Ahmad Khan (-)was himself…

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