The Islamic Connection: South Asia and the Gulf

01 February 2018

Edited by Christophe Jaffrelot and Laurence Louër

This collection of essays by leading scholars of Islam in South Asia and West Asia explores how the regions are unified by transnational political Islam. This book particularly emphasises the ideological, spiritual and educational connections between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, through the funding of militant groups and religious institutions, as well as universities, foundations and even cable TV channels.

Penguin Random House, 320 pages, Rs 699

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