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The Resource Varieties of Muslim experience : encounters with Arab political and cultural life, Lawrence Rosen

Varieties of Muslim experience : encounters with Arab political and cultural life, Lawrence Rosen

Label
Varieties of Muslim experience : encounters with Arab political and cultural life
Title
Varieties of Muslim experience
Title remainder
encounters with Arab political and cultural life
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence Rosen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this book, anthropologist Lawrence Rosen explores aspects of Arab Muslim life that are, at first glance, perplexing to Westerners. His book will interest not only anthropologists and Islamicists but anyone interested in better understanding the Arab world
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1941-
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Rosen, Lawrence
Dewey number
909/.0974927083
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Arab countries
  • Arab countries
  • Islam
Label
Varieties of Muslim experience : encounters with Arab political and cultural life, Lawrence Rosen
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-265) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction : presenting and re-presenting Islam -- Just and not just -- Junk democracy : Middle East meets Middle America -- What (if anything) went wrong? personalism, institutions, and the unfractionated self -- Why do Arab terrorists kill themselves? -- On the meaning of ownership : the problematic of property in Moroccan culture -- Islamic concepts of justice -- Readings and re-readings -- Reading the Quran through Western eyes -- Why portraits hold no meaning for Arabs -- Protecting the Prophet : understanding Muslim reactions to the Danish cartoon controversy -- Theorizing from within : Ibn Khaldun and the understanding of Arab political culture -- Representatives and representations -- Knowledge forms : scientists as fundamentalists -- Expecting the unexpected : cultural components of Arab governance -- Power and culture in the acceptance of "universal" human rights -- Afterword
Control code
ocn309904541
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 268 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226726182
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Oxford University Press
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)309904541
Label
Varieties of Muslim experience : encounters with Arab political and cultural life, Lawrence Rosen
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-265) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction : presenting and re-presenting Islam -- Just and not just -- Junk democracy : Middle East meets Middle America -- What (if anything) went wrong? personalism, institutions, and the unfractionated self -- Why do Arab terrorists kill themselves? -- On the meaning of ownership : the problematic of property in Moroccan culture -- Islamic concepts of justice -- Readings and re-readings -- Reading the Quran through Western eyes -- Why portraits hold no meaning for Arabs -- Protecting the Prophet : understanding Muslim reactions to the Danish cartoon controversy -- Theorizing from within : Ibn Khaldun and the understanding of Arab political culture -- Representatives and representations -- Knowledge forms : scientists as fundamentalists -- Expecting the unexpected : cultural components of Arab governance -- Power and culture in the acceptance of "universal" human rights -- Afterword
Control code
ocn309904541
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 268 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226726182
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Oxford University Press
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)309904541

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