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The Backlash against Postclassicism

Ahmed El Shamsy

in Rediscovering the Islamic Classics: How Editors and Print Culture Transformed an Intellectual Tradition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691174563
eISBN:
9780691201245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174563.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter introduces some of the key figures in the emerging networks of reformist ʿulamāʾ (the Muslim scholarly class). In particular, the chapter discusses Maḥmūd Shukrī al-Ālūsī in Baghdad and ... More


Cutting the Barber's Tale: The Afterlives of a History

Dana Sajdi

in The Barber of Damascus: Nouveau Literacy in the Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Levant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785327
eISBN:
9780804788281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785327.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter ventures into the nineteenth century and examines the bowdlerized version of Ibn Budayr's chronicle as “edited and refined” by the Damascene scholar, Muḥamad Sa`īd al-Qāsimī. The chapter ... More


Modern Developments

Marion Holmes Katz

in Women in the Mosque: A History of Legal Thought and Social Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162661
eISBN:
9780231537872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162661.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on the agenda of twentieth-century Islamic reformists advancing the right of women to worship in a mosque. The turn of the twentieth century saw the emergence of several ... More


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