Islam, Politics, Anthropology by Filippo Osella, Benjamin Soares

By Filippo Osella, Benjamin Soares

A part of The magazine of the Royal Anthropological Institute distinct factor ebook sequence, Islam, Politics, Anthropology bargains serious reflections on prior and present stories of Islam and politics in anthropology and charts new analytical methods to interpreting Islam within the post-9/11 world. 

  • Challenges present and earlier ways to the learn of Islam and Muslim politics in anthropology
  • Offers a severe finished overview of prior and present literature at the subject
  • Presents leading edge ethnographic description and research of daily Muslim politics in Asia, Africa, the center East, and North America
  • Proposes new analytical techniques to the examine of Islam and Muslim politics

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