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Hectic times: Europe and its Muslim minorities

Amikam Nachmani

in Haunted Presents: Europeans, Muslim Immigrants and the Onus of Histories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784993078
eISBN:
9781526128560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993078.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The present encounter between Europe and Muslim immigration reflects a clear relevance to the “Triangle,” that is, the tripartite relationship between Europeans, Muslim immigrants, and the spectre of ... More


Mansā Mūsā and Global Mali

Michael A. Gomez

in African Dominion: A New History of Empire in Early and Medieval West Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196824
eISBN:
9781400888160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196824.003.0007
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter describes Mali's most legendary figure: Mansā Mūsā. A remarkable period of stability and expansion ensued under Mansā Mūsā, resulting in a West Africa at its pinnacle. Mūsā would embrace ... More


Genealogies of the Text

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/9780520076051.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the culture of the authoritative text, taking the manuals of one school of shari'a thought as a specific instance. The development of the shari'a across the Muslim lands was a ... More


Science and Barbarism

Jeremy Salt

in The Unmaking of the Middle East: A History of Western Disorder in Arab Lands

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255517
eISBN:
9780520934757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255517.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on the British and French armies' entry into the Muslim lands of the Near East. It discusses the second French invasion of Algeria in 1830 and the British invasion of Egypt in ... More


The Power of Discourse

Riva Kastoryano

in Burying Jihadis: Bodies Between State, Territory, and Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190889128
eISBN:
9780190942960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889128.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This points to the use of use of terms such as jihad, ummah, caliphate and land of Islam calls up an historic definition of the nation and nationalist sentiment. But in this case, instead of ... More


Monotheism and the Dialectics of Love and Law

Mona Siddiqui

in Christians, Muslims and Jesus

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300169706
eISBN:
9780300189261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169706.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explains that during the early twentieth century, Christian missionaries travelled to Muslims lands where they formulated their own ambivalent opinions on the Muslim faith and the Muslim ... More


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