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Amr Khaled and Young Muslim Elites: Islamism and the Consolidation of Mainstream Muslim Piety in Egypt1

Diane Singerman

in Cairo Contested: Governance, Urban Space, and Global Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162886
eISBN:
9781617970351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162886.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the rise of Amr Khaled, a globalized televangelist, through a neoliberal lens and suggests the privatization of the media in Egypt (and the rise of satellite television ... More


The Secular and the Sacred

Mushirul Hasan

in A Moral Reckoning: Muslim Intellectuals in Nineteenth-Century Delhi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195691979
eISBN:
9780199081691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195691979.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

Sayyid Ahmad argued that the tension between Islamic faith and modern values was a historical accident rather than an inherent feature of Islam. The decline of the Mughal Empire encouraged Islamic ... More


The Imam of the Christians: The World of Dionysius of Tel-Mahre, c. 750-850

Philip Wood

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691212791
eISBN:
9780691219950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691212791.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book examines how Christian leaders adopted and adapted the political practices and ideas of their Muslim rulers between 750 and 850 in the Abbasid caliphate in the Jazira (modern eastern Turkey ... More


Qusayr 'Amra: Art and the Umayyad Elite in Late Antique Syria

Garth Fowden

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236653
eISBN:
9780520929609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236653.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

From the stony desolation of Jordan's desert, it is but a step through a doorway into the bath house of the Qusayr 'Amra hunting lodge. Inside, multicolored frescoes depict scenes from courtly life ... More


Mediated Sovereignty: The Client Muslim Kingdoms

Peter Jackson

in The Mongols and the Islamic World: From Conquest to Conversion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300125337
eISBN:
9780300227284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125337.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the local Muslim potentates who were allowed by the Mongols to keep their thrones in return for sovereignty and loyal service, with particular emphasis on the impact of Mongol ... More


The sounds of silence

Claire Eldridge

in From Empire to Exile: History and Memory Within the Pied-Noir and Harki Communities, 1962-2012

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719087233
eISBN:
9781526115089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087233.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Pieds-noirs were offered extensive assistance by the French state on the basis of their status as citizens. In contrast, harkis found their Frenchness repeatedly questioned, not just in cultural and ... More


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