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Edited by Jamal Malik
The reciprocal relationship between colonialists and the colonised people of India, during the crucial period from 1760 to 1860, provides fascinating study material. This edited volume explores cultural colonialism by focussing on the ambivalent processes of reciprocal perceptions.
Edited by Rainer Brunner and Werner Ende
This publication discusses the development of Shiite Islam since the 18th century in its various aspects. Its 21 contributions focus on the transformation of theological traditions, the role of internal criticism and ideological and political tendencies in the 20the century.
Although seemingly straightforward in its telling of events from the opening of the Parliament in alte 1908 to the re-capture of constitutional government in early 1913, this book is built upon a premise that is fundamentally different from previous studies. Whereas previous studies dealt with ...
Edited by Muhammad Khalid Masud
This publication of analytical studies of the working of the Tablīghī Jamā‘at, which is presently operating in more than eighty countries, provides fascinating information about the contemporary da‘wa phenomenon in Islam. It deals with questions of conversion, gender, religious diversity, ...
Edited by Feride Acar and Ayşe Güneş-Ayata
This volume contains articles on the experiences and positions of women in a region where the states have taken major initiatives in shaping women's roles and status. Contemporary issues and problems of gender identity and economic change provide a basis for comparative discussion.
This anthropological monograph on a persistent form of social inequality in the Maghreb, examines the affinities between ancient hierarchical categorization and new form to impress social ranking in a modern nation-state, showing how hierarchical ideas are instilled and contested in everyday life.
M. Naeem Qureshi
This book deals with the Khilafat movement (1918-1924) in British India, which aimed at mobilizing pan-Islam for saving Ottoman Turkey from dismemberment and securing political reforms for India. It also examines the gradual transition of Muslim politics from pan-Islam to territorial nationalism.
Edited by Victor Azarya, Anneke Breedveld, Mirjam de Bruijn and Han van Dijk
This collection of papers on the Fulbe is an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of social change in one of the most fascinating group of pastoralists in Africa. Opens new perspectives on this group.
Kais M. Firro
Unlike their coreligionists in Lebanon and Syria, the Druzes in Israel are facing severe questions of identity. Weaving together a wealth of social, economic and political aspects, the author shows how Zionist policies of cooptation and separation are behind the ever growing sense of alienation ...
Edited by Endre Stiansen and Michael Kevane
This edited volume explores the history, social structure and economy of Kordofan in the Sudan. Representing several academic disciplines, each chapter is concerned with the long-term incorporation - through invasions - of the region into wider socio-political and economic structures.
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