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Facing ghettoisation in ‘riot-city’. Old Ahmedabad and Juhapura between victimisation and self-help

Abstract : Ahmedabad, as evident from its very name, carries a distinctively Muslim legacy that the ruling party in the city and in the state, the Hindu nationalist BJP, tries to conceal by using more and more often the name "Amdavad" or even Karnavati. It was built by a Sunni ruler, Ahmed Shah, in 1411, and remained the capital of the sultanate of Gujarat that he ruled until 1422...
Keywords : India Muslim Ahmedabad
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Charlotte Thomas. Facing ghettoisation in ‘riot-city’. Old Ahmedabad and Juhapura between victimisation and self-help. Christophe Jaffrelot; Laurent Gayer; Christophe Jaffrelot. Muslims in Indian cities: trajectories of marginalisation, Columbia University Press; Hurst Publishers, pp.43 - 79, 2012, 9780231703086. ⟨hal-03415406⟩

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