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Islam and the European Empires

David Motadel (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199668311
eISBN:
9780191757723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668311.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Modern History

At the height of the imperial age, European powers ruled over most parts of the Islamic world. The British, French, Russian and Dutch empires each governed more Muslims than any independent Muslim ... More


Introduction

David Motadel (ed.)

in Islam and the European Empires

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199668311
eISBN:
9780191757723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668311.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Modern History

The introduction provides a general account of the engagement of different European empires, including the British, French, Russian, Dutch, Habsburg, German, Spanish and Italian, with Islam. It ... More


Anti-Imperialism and the Pan-Islamic Movement

Umar Ryad

in Islam and the European Empires

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199668311
eISBN:
9780191757723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668311.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Modern History

The chapter analyzes pan-Islamism as a global movement for Muslim religious reform and against European imperial domination. It focuses on anti-colonial discourse and the activities of the leading ... More


Islam and Resistance in the British Empire

Benjamin D. Hopkins

in Islam and the European Empires

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199668311
eISBN:
9780191757723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668311.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Modern History

This chapter examines the role of Islam as an idiom of anti-colonial resistance in the British empire, from the early nineteenth century through to its dissolution in the mid-twentieth century. It ... More


Religious Revolts in Colonial North Africa

Knut S. Vikør

in Islam and the European Empires

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199668311
eISBN:
9780191757723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668311.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Modern History

The resistance to imperial expansion could often be based in religious movements, and in the Muslim world there are several examples of resistance based around Sufi orders. This paper discussed two ... More


Muslim Mobilization in Imperial Russia’s Caucasus

Michael A. Reynolds

in Islam and the European Empires

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199668311
eISBN:
9780191757723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668311.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Modern History

This chapter examines the history of Islamic resistance movements against tsarist authority in the North Caucasus. From the late eighteenth century until 1917, the Muslims of the region presented a ... More


Islamic Resistance in the Dutch Colonial Empire

Gerrit Knaap

in Islam and the European Empires

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199668311
eISBN:
9780191757723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668311.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Modern History

The colonial presence of the Netherlands in Southeast Asia started in 1605 with the take-over of Amboyna and ended in 1962 with the transfer of power of West New Guinea, preceding the definitive ... More


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