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Discovering Islam : making sense of Muslim history and society

Author: Akbar S Ahmed
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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This accessible work balances the image of Islam as aggressive and fanatical with an objective picture of the main features of Muslim history and the compulsions of Muslim society.
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History
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Ahmed, Akbar S.
Discovering Islam.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2002
(DLC) 2002021320
(OCoLC)49519274
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Akbar S Ahmed
ISBN: 0585447586 9780585447582 0203714547 9780203714546
OCLC Number: 52419137
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 251 pages)
Contents: Introduction: discovering Islam --
Muslim idea: holy Book and Prophet --
A theory of Islamic history --
The great Muslim empires: Ottomans, Saffavids and Mughals --
Sufis and scholars --
Islam of the periphery --
Under European rule: the colonial impact on Muslim Society --
Princes and paupers: Muslim societies in Saudi Arabia and south India --
Muslim society turned inside out: ethnicity, women and refugees --
The reconstruction of Muslim thought --
Only connect --
Appendix: Muslim chronology --
Bibliography: suggested readings --
Index.
Responsibility: Akbar S. Ahmed ; with new foreword by Lawrence Rosen.
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