By Maurits Hassankhan,Maurits S. Hassankhan,Goolam Vahed,Lomarsh Roopnarine

ISBN-10: 113828050X

ISBN-13: 9781138280502

This is the fourth book originating from the convention Legacy of Slavery and Indentured Labour: prior, current and Future, which was once organised in June 2013 via the Institute of Graduate reviews and examine (IGSR), Anton de Kom collage of Suriname. The center of the booklet relies on a convention panel which concentrated in particular at the adventure of Muslim with indentured migrants and their descendants. this can be a major contribution because the concentration of such a lot reports on Indian indenture has been nearly solely on Hindu faith and tradition, although an expected seventeen percentage of migrants have been Muslims. This e-book therefore fills an incredible hole within the indentured historiography, either to appreciate that prior in addition to to make experience of the current, whilst Muslim identities are present process swift adjustments based on either neighborhood and international realities. The publication encompasses a bankruptcy at the stories of Muslim indentured immigrants of Indonesian descent who settled in Suriname.


The center questions within the learn are as follows: What function did Islam play within the lives of (Indian) Muslim migrants of their new settings in the course of indenture and within the post-indenture interval? How did Islam support migrants adapt and acculturate to their new setting? What were the similarities and alterations in practices, traditions and ideology among Muslim groups within the diversified international locations and among them and the rustic of starting place? How have Islamic practices and Muslim identities remodeled through the years? What position does Islam play within the Muslims’ lives in those international locations within the modern interval? which will reply to those questions, this publication examines the historical position of Islam in migrants’ homeland and gives a chain of case stories that target a number of the international locations to which the indentured Indians migrated, equivalent to Mauritius, South Africa, Guyana, Trinidad, Suriname and Fiji, to appreciate the institutionalisation of Islam in those settings and the particular lived event of Muslims that's culturally and traditionally particular, certain by way of the conditions of people’ place in time and area. The chapters during this quantity additionally offer a image of the range and similarity of lived Muslim reports.

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