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The Shi'i world : pathways in tradition and modernity

Author: Farhad Daftary; Amyn B Sajoo; Shainool Jiwa; Institute of Ismaili Studies.
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2015. ©2015
Series: Muslim heritage series, 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spans early Islamic history to the present day.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Farhad Daftary; Amyn B Sajoo; Shainool Jiwa; Institute of Ismaili Studies.
ISBN: 1784534773 9781784534776
OCLC Number: 924293004
Description: xvi, 390 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction / Farhad Daftary, Amyn B. Sajoo and Shainool Jiwa --
2. Remembering Muhammad / Omid Safi --
3. Imam Jaʻfar al-Sadiq and the elaboration of Shiʻism / Karim Douglas Crow --
Legal traditions / Andrew J. Newman --
Intellectual traditions / Paul E. Walker --
Governance and pluralism under the Fatimids (909-996 C.E.) / Shainool Jiwa --
7. Moral authority in the Safawid state / Rula J. Abisaab --
8. Devotional practices / Ali S. Asani --
9. Shiʻi communities in history / Farhad Daftary --
10. Remembering Fatima and Zaynab: gender in perspective / Zayn Kassam and Bridget Blomfield --
Art and architecture / Jonathan M. Bloom --
12. Literature / Eric Ormsby --
13. Music / William Sumit --
14. Shiʻism in Iranian Cinema / Nacim pak-Shiraz --
15. Diasporas / Zulfiqar Hirji and Karen Ruffle --
Modernity: the ethcs of identity / Amyn B. Sajoo.
Series Title: Muslim heritage series, 4.
Responsibility: edited by Farhad Daftary, Amyn B. Sajoo and Shainool Jiwa.
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