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Genealogy and knowledge in Muslim societies : understanding the past

Author: Sarah Bowen Savant; Helena de Felipe
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press in association with the Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations, [2014]
Series: Exploring Muslim contexts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the generation, preservation and manipulation of genealogical knowledge. This title ranges from the Prophet's family tree to the present, ideas about kinship and descent have shaped communal  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Bowen Savant; Helena de Felipe
ISBN: 9780748644971 0748644970
OCLC Number: 881065996
Description: 156 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Exploring Muslim contexts.
Responsibility: edited by Sarah Bowen Savant and Helena de Felipe.
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"Sarah Bowan Savant and Helena de Felipe have collected an excellent series of chapters in this volume, which considers the diverse role that genealogy has played and the uses it has been put to in Read more...

 
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