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Ethnographies of Islam

Ethnographies of Islam

Ritual Performances and Everyday Practices

Ethnographies of Islam( )
Editor: Dupret, Baudouin
Pierret, Thomas
Pinto, Paulo G.
Spellman-Poots, Kathryn
Series title:Exploring Muslim Contexts EUP Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Edinburgh University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

Islam is stereotypically presented as a monolithic civilisation that has stifled the emergence of cultural pluralism and individual freedom. In contrast, this volume showcases the diversity and plurality of Muslim societies. The contributors reflect on how the ethnographic method allows the description, representation and analysis of the social and cultural complexity of Muslim societies in the discourse of anthropology. It shows the benefit of using ethnography as a method to engage...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Islamic Studies
Political Science / History & Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9 x 6.1 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.722 Pounds

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