ABOUT THE BOOK:
In the wake of radical Islamist terrorist attacks described as jihad worldwide and in South Asia, it is imperative that there should be an in-depth study of this idea of jihad as perceived in this part of the world. Interpretations of Jihad in South Asia tries to reconstruct for the reader the idea of jihad with its changing interpretations.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Tariq Rahman has two doctoral degrees: Ph.D (1985) and D.Litt (2014) from the University of Sheffield. He was the first Pakistani to be honoured by one of Germany’s highest awards for academic research called the Humboldt Research Award. The President of Pakistan conferred upon him the Pride of Performance in 2004 and the Sitara-i-Imtiaz in 2013.