Turkey's Alevi Enigma

A Comprehensive Overview

Edited by Paul J. White and Joost Jongerden

Status: 
€120,00
$157.00
ISBN13: 
9789004125384
Publication Date: 
December 2002
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xiv, 248 pp.
Imprint: 
Language: 
ISSN: 
1385-3376
Volume: 
88

Ward Vloeberghs, International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam

In Architecture, Power and Religion in Lebanon, Ward Vloeberghs explores Rafiq Hariri’s patronage and posthumous legacy to demonstrate how built fabric becomes a tool to convey political messages in contemporary Lebanon.
Series: 
Volume: 
114
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004305823
Expected: 
December 2015
€135,00
$175.00

Edited by Marc Aymes, CNRS/CETOBaC, Benjamin Gourisse, Paris-Dauphine University, IRISSO and Élise Massicard, CNRS/CERI

Order and Compromise questions the historicity of government practices in Turkey from the late Ottoman Empire onwards. Its discussion of state-society relations reveals how political and administrative institutions are being framed by constant interactions with other social realms.
Series: 
Volume: 
113
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004289796
E-ISBN: 
9789004289857
Publication date: 
February 2015
€140,00
$181.00

Bård Helge Kårtveit, University of Oslo

Bård Kårtveit offers an ethnographic account of contemporary Christian Palestinian lives in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Lives which are heavily influenced by changes in traditional patriarchal family structures; Christian-Muslim relations in the region; Israeli military...
Series: 
Volume: 
112
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004271463
E-ISBN: 
9789004276390
Publication date: 
September 2014
€99,00
$128.00

Edited by Andreas Bandak, University of Copenhagen and Mikkel Bille, University of Copenhagen

Sainthood in Fragile States investigates how precariousness and ambiguity are embedded in saint worship. The book explores the intersections between religious and secular figures to show the role of sainthood and its contestation in the contemporary Middle East.
Series: 
Volume: 
111
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004247826
E-ISBN: 
9789004249226
Publication date: 
March 2013
€109,00
$149.00

Édité par Nathalie Clayer, CNRS-EHESS, Paris, Alexandre Papas, CNRS, Paris, Benoît Fliche, CNRS, Paris

Through various case studies in Central Asia, throughout the Ottoman Empire, in the Balkans and in Turkey, this book dicusses the religious authority exercised by different actors and the limits, whether theological, political, social or institutional, they are confronted with. A travers...
Series: 
Volume: 
110
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004244528
E-ISBN: 
9789004244566
Publication date: 
March 2013
€109,00
$149.00

Josep Lluís Mateo Dieste, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

In Health and Ritual in Morocco, J. L. Mateo Dieste analyzes the many notions of the body in contemporary Morocco and shows how a rich universe of healing systems and rituals conforms to social and historical power relationships.
Series: 
Volume: 
109
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004232860
E-ISBN: 
9789004234482
Publication date: 
October 2012
€139,00
$189.00

Edited by Anh Nga Longva and Anne Sofie Roald

Focusing on the situation of both Muslim and non-Muslim religious minorities in the Middle East, this volume offers an analysis of various strategies of resilience and accommodation from a historical as well a contemporary perspective.
Series: 
Volume: 
108
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004207424
E-ISBN: 
9789004216846
Publication date: 
November 2011
€135,00
$176.00

edited by Ahmed Ibrahim Abushouk and Hassan Ahmed Ibrahim, IIUM

This volume addresses the question of the Hadhrami Identity in Southeast Asia from various perspectives, and investigates the patterns of the Hahdrami interaction with diverse cultures, values and beliefs in the region. Special attention is also paid to the Hadhrami local and transnational...
Series: 
Volume: 
107
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004172319
E-ISBN: 
9789047425786
Publication date: 
March 2009
€129,00
$168.00

Muhammad Shahrur, Translated, Edited, and with an Introduction by Andreas Christmann, University of Manchester

This is the first book-length presentation of Muhammad Shahrur's ideas in English, explaining his ideas on the need for a contemporary re-reading of the Qur'an, a reform of Islamic law and the necessity of freedom of belief in Islam, and other vital issues of Islamic thought and practice.
Series: 
Volume: 
106
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004171039
E-ISBN: 
9789047424345
Publication date: 
February 2009
€92,00
$120.00

Edited by Meir Hatina, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

This collective volume provides an integrative historical and contemporary discussion of Sunni ʿulamaʾ in the Middle East in both an urban and a semi-tribal context.
Series: 
Volume: 
105
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004169531
E-ISBN: 
9789047442936
Publication date: 
November 2008
€112,00
$146.00

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