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The calligraphic state : textual domination and history in a Muslim society

Author: Brinkley Morris Messick
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1993.
Series: Comparative studies on Muslim societies, 16.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this innovative combination of anthropology, history, and postmodern theory, Brinkley Messick examines the changing relation of writing and authority in a Muslim society from the late 19th century to the present.
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Messick, Brinkley Morris.
Calligraphic state.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1993
(DLC) 91044118
(OCoLC)24952868
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brinkley Morris Messick
ISBN: 9780520917828 0520917820 0585130701 9780585130705 9780520205154 0520205154 9780520076051 0520076052
OCLC Number: 45733622
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 341 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Title: Comparative studies on Muslim societies, 16.
Responsibility: Brinkley Messick.

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In this innovative combination of anthropology, history, and postmodern theory, Brinkley Messick examines the changing relation of writing and authority in a Muslim society from the late 19th century to the present.

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