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This book deals with the discourse on Kurdishness and the development of the Kurdish national movement from its inception at the end of the 19th century to the late 1930's by using as source the Kurdish press, open letters, propaganda brochures and a novel.
Matthijs van den Bos
This ethnographic and Iranological study provides a unique exploration of Shi‘ite Sufism in Iran, relating the comparative social development of two orders to the cultural repertoires that Sufis have used to cope with twentieth-century political and jurist regimes.
Bahaa Ali El-Dean
This Volume aims to provide an analysis of problems and challenges relating to the creation of a legal infrastructure that meets the needs and capabilities of emerging market economies in the light of the privatisation process.
Kemal H. Karpat
This book comprises a collection of articles and essays published in a variety of journals during the past decades, which seek to identify and analyze mainly the internal forces which transformed the Ottoman State into a variety of national states in the Balkans and the Middle East.
This work is a comprehensive study of the Bektāshīs roles in Turkey's recent history, especially, in its National Struggle (1918-1923), and critical approach to present-day existed theories concerning Bektāshīs and Alevis. Its sources mainly consist of a couple of people lived at that period and ...
This book provides new information abtout the development of Indonesian Muslims' thinking on issues of theology. This theological thought, especially as reflected in the works of the modernist Muslim thinkers, may be seen as a nascent systematic attempt to draw up the essential beliefs of Islam ...
Howard M. Federspiel
This publication reveals the thinking of a group of Indonesian Muslim activists known as the Persatuan Islam. The group entering national debates in the period from 1923 to 1957 about the role that religion was to take in the emergence of an independent Indonesia.
Edited by Kemal H. Karpat
For the first time, the continuity of Ottoman culture in contemporary Turkey is discussed, by a group of well-known scholars of Ottoman-Turkish history and society. The insightful essays provide not only original knowledge, but also new interpretations concerning ethnicity and state involvement ...
Michael R. Fischbach
Detailing state land policies in Jordan from the late Ottoman period through the 1950s, this work discusses the social reaction to these policies, the different conceptualizations of land held by state and society, and notes these policies' ultimate political significance.
After a brief overview of the geography, early history of Wallo and the settlement of the Oromo in the region, the book analyzes the introduction and expansion of Islam from both regional and national perspectives, the significance and impact of Islamic revival and reform associated with Sufism, ...
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