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The Anthropology of Islam
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Berg Pub Ltd
Publication date April 15, 2008
Pages 182
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781845202842
ISBN-10 1845202848
Dimensions 0.75 by 6 by 9.50 in.
Weight 0.94 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $109.95
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An increasing number of people have questions about Islam and Muslims. But how can we approach and study Islam after September 11th? Which is the best methodology to understand an Islam that is changing in a globalized world?
The Anthropology of Islam argues that Islam today needs to be studied as a living religion through the observation of everyday Muslim life. Drawing on extensive original fieldwork, Marranci provides provocative analyses of Islam and its relation to issues such as identities, politics, culture, power and gender.
The Anthropology of Islam is unprecedented in its innovative and challenging discussion about fieldwork among Muslims, and its ethnographically based interpretations of contemporary aspects of Islam in a post-September 11th society. The book will appeal to those in anthropology and beyond who see and are interested in investigating the unsettled place of Islam in our multicultural society.



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Hardcover
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from Berg Pub Ltd (April 15, 2008)
9781845202842 | details & prices | 182 pages | 6.00 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.94 lbs | List price $109.95
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Paperback
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from Bloomsbury USA Academic (April 15, 2008)
9781845202859 | details & prices | 182 pages | 5.75 × 9.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.68 lbs | List price $39.95

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