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God's Caliph: Religious Authority in the First Centuries of Islam (University of Cambridge Oriental Publications)
God's Caliph: Religious Authority in the First Centuries of Islam (University of Cambridge Oriental Publications)
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ean: 9780521862165, isbn: 0521674484,

This study examines how religious authority was distributed in early Islam. It argues the case that, as in Shi'ism, it was concentrated in the head of state, rather than dispersed among learned laymen as in Sunnism. Originally the caliph was both hea...


Muslims and the State in Britain, France, and Germany (Cambridge Studies in Social Theory, Religion and Politics)
Muslims and the State in Britain, France, and Germany (Cambridge Studies in Social Theory, Religion and Politics)
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ean: 9780521535397, isbn: 0521535395,

European governments must struggle with assimilating Muslim newcomers into their countries, with so many more now living in Western Europe. Britain, France, and Germany have dealt with the related problems differently. This book explains why their po...


Islam and the Army in Colonial India: Sepoy Religion in the Service of Empire (Cambridge Studies in Indian History and Society)
Islam and the Army in Colonial India: Sepoy Religion in the Service of Empire (Cambridge Studies in Indian History and Society)
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ean: 9780521898454, isbn: 0521898455,

Set in Hyderabad in the mid-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this book, a study of the cultural world of the Muslim soldiers of colonial India, focuses on the soldiers' relationships with the faqir holy men who protected them and the British...


The Cambridge Companion to Muhammad (Cambridge Companions to Religion)
The Cambridge Companion to Muhammad (Cambridge Companions to Religion)
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ean: 9780521713726, isbn: 0521713722,

As the Messenger of God, Muhammad stands at the heart of the Islamic religion, revered by Muslims throughout the world. The Cambridge Companion to Muhammad comprises a collection of essays by some of the most accomplished scholars in the field explor...


Between the State and Islam (Woodrow Wilson Center Series)
Between the State and Islam (Woodrow Wilson Center Series)
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ean: 9780521783521, isbn: 0521783526,

Heretofore, the study of the Middle East has focused almost exclusively on Islam and on the regime, especially on its nondemocratic aspects. It has done so at the expense of accounting fully for the forces of skepticism, liberty, and creativity that ...




Islam in Britain, 1558-1685
Islam in Britain, 1558-1685
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ean: 9780521622332, isbn: 0521622336,

This book examines the impact of Islam on early modern Britain. Christian-Muslim interaction at this time was not, as is often thought, primarily adversarial; rather, there was extensive cultural, intellectual and missionary engagement with Islam. Pr...


Horn and Crescent: Cultural Change and Traditional Islam on the East African Coast, 800-1900 (African Studies)
Horn and Crescent: Cultural Change and Traditional Islam on the East African Coast, 800-1900 (African Studies)
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ean: 9780521523097, isbn: 0521523095,

In this first major historical study of Islam among the Swahili, Randall Pouwels shows how Islam and other aspects of coastal civilization have evolved since about AD 1000 as an organic whole. Coastal Africans, he argues, simply adopted Islam as the ...


France and Islam in West Africa, 1860-1960 (African Studies)
France and Islam in West Africa, 1860-1960 (African Studies)
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ean: 9780521541121, isbn: 0521541123,

This book is a major contribution to the social, political and intellectual history of the largest colonial state in Africa, the French West African Federation. By focusing on the specific subject of the development of French policy towards Islam, it...


Political Islam, Iran, and the Enlightenment: Philosophies of Hope and Despair
Political Islam, Iran, and the Enlightenment: Philosophies of Hope and Despair
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ean: 9780521745901, isbn: 052174590X,

Ali Mirsepassi's book presents a powerful challenge to the dominant media and scholarly construction of radical Islamist politics, and their anti-Western ideology, as a purely Islamic phenomenon derived from insular, traditional, and monolithic relig...


Orientalism and Islam: European Thinkers on Oriental Despotism in the Middle East and India
Orientalism and Islam: European Thinkers on Oriental Despotism in the Middle East and India
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ean: 9780521749619, isbn: 0521749611,

Through an historical analysis of the theme of Oriental despotism, Michael Curtis reveals the complex positive and negative interaction between Europe and the Orient. The book also criticizes the misconception that the Orient was the constant victim ...


An Empire of Facts: Colonial Power, Cultural Knowledge, and Islam in Algeria, 1870-1914 (Critical Perspectives on Empire)
An Empire of Facts: Colonial Power, Cultural Knowledge, and Islam in Algeria, 1870-1914 (Critical Perspectives on Empire)
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ean: 9780521516549, isbn: 0521516544,

An Empire of Facts presents a fascinating account of the formation of French conceptions of Islam in France's largest and most important colony. During the period from 1870 to 1914, travelers, bureaucrats, scholars, and writers formed influential and...


Islam and Tribal Art in West Africa (African Studies)
Islam and Tribal Art in West Africa (African Studies)
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ean: 9780521297912, isbn: 0521297915,

Most writers have assumed that the spread of the Islamic faith has tended to weaken and undermine the foundations of traditional African society and culture. In this interesting and original study Professor Bravmann re-examines and refutes the assump...


Living Islam: Muslim Religious Experience in Pakistan's North-West Frontier
Living Islam: Muslim Religious Experience in Pakistan's North-West Frontier
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ean: 9780521617659, isbn: 0521617650,

Popular representations of Pakistan's North-West Frontier have long featured simplistic images of tribal blood feuds, fanatical religion, and the seclusion of women. The rise to power of the radical Taliban regime in neighboring Afghanistan enhanced ...


Tolerance and Coercion in Islam: Interfaith Relations in the Muslim Tradition (Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization)
Tolerance and Coercion in Islam: Interfaith Relations in the Muslim Tradition (Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization)
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ean: 9780521827034, isbn: 0521827035,

Since the beginning of its history, Islam has encountered other religious communities both in Arabia and in the territories conquered during its expansion. Muslims faced other religions from the position of a ruling power and were therefore able to d...


Islam in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan: The Morality of Experience
Islam in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan: The Morality of Experience
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ean: 9781107000292, isbn: 1107000297,

In recent years, the Uzbekistan government has been criticized for its brutal suppression of its Muslim population. This book, which is based on the author's intimate acquaintance with the region and several years of ethnographic research, is about h...


Islam, Law, and Equality in Indonesia: An Anthropology of Public Reasoning
Islam, Law, and Equality in Indonesia: An Anthropology of Public Reasoning
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ean: 9780521531894, isbn: 0521531896,

Muslims currently struggle to reconcile radically different sets of social norms and laws (including those derived from Islam, as well as contemporary ideas about gender equality and law) in Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-majority country. Joh...


An Introduction to Islamic Law
An Introduction to Islamic Law
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ean: 9780521678735, isbn: 0521678730,

The study of Islamic law can be a forbidding prospect for those entering the field for the first time. Wael Hallaq, a leading scholar and practitioner of Islamic law, guides students through the intricacies of the subject in this absorbing introducti...


Crime and Punishment in Islamic Law: Theory and Practice from the Sixteenth to the Twenty-First Century (Themes in Islamic Law)
Crime and Punishment in Islamic Law: Theory and Practice from the Sixteenth to the Twenty-First Century (Themes in Islamic Law)
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ean: 9780521796705, isbn: 0521796709,

In recent years some of the more fundamentalist regimes in the developing world (such as those of Iran, Pakistan, Sudan and the northern states of Nigeria) have reintroduced Islamic law in place of western criminal codes. Rudolph Peters presents a de...


Islam and Social Change in French West Africa: History of an Emancipatory Community (African Studies)
Islam and Social Change in French West Africa: History of an Emancipatory Community (African Studies)
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ean: 9780521156295, isbn: 0521156297,

Exploring the history and religious community of a group of Muslim Sufi mystics who came largely from socially marginal backgrounds in colonial French West Africa, this study shows the relationship between religious, social, and economic change in th...



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