Beyond Islam : a new understanding of the Middle East
By: Zubaida, SamiMaterial type: BookSeries: Library of modern Middle East studies ; 84.Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, c2011.Description: viii, 232 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781848850699; 1848850697; 9781848850705 (pbk.); 1848850700 (pbk.)Program: MISTOther title: Middle East.Subject(s): Islam -- Middle East | Middle East -- Civilization | Middle East -- Social life and customs | Middle East -- HistoryDDC classification: 297/.0956
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The author shares his views on the Middle East, discussing the "Islamic" characteristics of the region and how they are influenced by culture and society, and describing the historical-economic processes that shape the region.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-224) and index.
Is there a Muslim society? : Ernest Gellner's sociology of Islam -- Political modernity in the Middle East -- Shifting social boundaries and identities in the modern Middle East -- Cosmopolitans, nationalists and fundamentalists in the modern Middle East -- The public and the private in Middle Eastern history and society -- Islam and nationalism : continuities and contradictions.
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