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Muslims in Eastern Europe

Author: Egdūnas Račius
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press Ltd, [2018]
Series: New Edinburgh Islamic surveys.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The history and contemporary situation of Muslim communities in Eastern Europe are explored here from three angles. First, survival, telling of the resilience of these Muslim communities in the face of often restrictive state policies and hostile social environments, especially during the Communist period. next, their subsequent revival in the aftermath of the Cold War. And last, transformation, looking at the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Egdūnas Račius
ISBN: 9781474415798 1474415792 9781474415781 1474415784
OCLC Number: 983824763
Description: xvi, 184 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Autochthonous Islam of Eastern Europe: Statistics ; Practices ; Institutions and authorities P populations, practices, institutions --
Historical overview: Mongol-Tatar invasion of Eastern Europe and its consequences ; Russian possessions in Eastern Europe and its Muslim population ; Ottoman possessions in south-eastern Europe --
North-eastern Europe: The Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics and its legacy ; Russia ; Ukraine ; The Baltic States ; Belarus ; Moldova --
Successor states of Yugoslavia: The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and its legacy ; Bosnia and Herzegovina ; Montenegro and Serbia ; Kosovo ; Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia ; Slovenia and Croatia --
South-eastern Europe: Albania ; Bulgaria ; Romania --
Central Europe: Poland ; Hungary ; The Czech Republic and Slovakia --
Islam in Eastern Europe, Eastern European Islam: new faces, new challenges: Foreign actors ; Assimilation, emigration (depopulation) and immigration ; Converts ; Radicalisation --
Considering the other side.
Series Title: New Edinburgh Islamic surveys.
Responsibility: Egdunas Racius.

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Provides an overview of the history and current trends in Muslim communities in 21 post-Communist Eastern European countries.  Read more...

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