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Post-Partition Pluralism: Placing Islam In Indian Punjab

Anna Bigelow

in Punjab Reconsidered: History, Culture, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078012
eISBN:
9780199080984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078012.003.0056
Subject:
History, Indian History

Punjab is often treated in both media and scholarship as a perennially conflicted region, but this is only a fraction of a more complex story of coexistence between multiple religious groups. Among ... More


Introduction

Elazar Barkan and Karen Barkey

in Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites: Religion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169943
eISBN:
9780231538060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169943.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, namely to explore the politics of the “choreography of sacred spaces” within the framework of state-society relations and to examine the ... More


Contested Choreographies of Sacred Spaces in Muslim Bosnia

David Henig

in Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites: Religion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169943
eISBN:
9780231538060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169943.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter seeks to document the complex nature and choreography of Bosnian Muslims' relations with holy sites in the context of debates on sacred landscapes in the Balkans and the Mediterranean. ... More


At the Boundaries of the Sacred: The Reinvention of Everyday Life in Jerusalem’s Al-Wad Street

Wendy Pullan

in Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites: Religion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169943
eISBN:
9780231538060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169943.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

In Jerusalem's walled Old City, the Muslim and Jewish site of the Haram al-Sharif/Temple Mount is central to both religions, and to the conflict. In addition to religious institutions, the area is ... More


A Mosque, a Shrine, and Two Sieges

Sumit Ganguly

in Treading on Hallowed Ground: Counterinsurgency Operations in Sacred Spaces

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195342048
eISBN:
9780199852017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342048.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explains the dramatically different outcomes of two sieges conducted in the course of combating India's Kashmir insurgency: one of a historic mosque in an urban setting, and the other of ... More


The Golden Temple: A Tale of Two Sieges

C. Christine Fair

in Treading on Hallowed Ground: Counterinsurgency Operations in Sacred Spaces

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195342048
eISBN:
9780199852017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342048.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines two important operations waged by Indian security forces to counter Sikh insurgents operating in India's northern state of Punjab, from the late 1970s to the early 1990s. The ... More


Religious Pluralism, Shared Sacred Sites, and the Ottoman Empire

Karen Barkey

in Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites: Religion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169943
eISBN:
9780231538060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169943.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores toleration and coexistence in three interrelated sections. First, it rethinks the conceptual language of coexistence, toleration, and violence in order to apply them to the long ... More


Choreographing Upheaval: The Politics of Sacred Sites in the West Bank

Elazar Barkan

in Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites: Religion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169943
eISBN:
9780231538060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169943.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores political riots in Jerusalem and the West Bank surrounding religious sites and the role played by the state in creating space for the riot and in responding to it. It argues ... More


Kirtland Temple: The Biography of a Shared Mormon Sacred Space

David J. Howlett

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038488
eISBN:
9780252096372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038488.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The only temple completed by Mormonism's founder, Joseph Smith Jr., the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio, receives 30,000 Mormon pilgrims every year. Though the site is sacred to all Mormons, the ... More


The Politics of Ownership: State, Governance, and the Status Quo in the Church of the Anastasis (Holy Sepulchre)

Glenn Bowman

in Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites: Religion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169943
eISBN:
9780231538060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169943.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter focuses on the Holy Sepulchre or Church of the Anastasis, the “mother church” of Christianity, in an attempt to shift the analytic logic away from the identities of communities that ... More


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