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The Pen and the Sword

Brinkley Messick

in The Calligraphic State: Textual Domination and History in a Muslim Society

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076051
eISBN:
9780520917828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076051.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter extends the discussion of manuals to a second major highland school of shari'a thought, that of the former ruling imams. The late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century highland history ... More


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