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Journey into Islam [electronic resource] : The Crisis of Globalization / Akbar Ahmed.

Author/Creator:
Ahmed, Akbar S.
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (337 p.)
Subjects:
Islamic renewal -- Islamic countries.
Globalization -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Islam -- 21st century.
Religious awakening -- Islam.
Islamic countries -- Description and travel.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
"Presents a tour of Islam and its peoples as it follows author's anthropological expedition to the three major regions of the Muslim world--the Middle East, South Asia, and East Asia. Reveals unique information on large, often misunderstood populations, describing the experiences and perceptions of ordinary Muslims, women, and youth"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
An anthropological excursion into the Muslim world
The struggle within Islam
Tribes, women, and honor in the age of globalization
Who is defining Islam after 9/11 and why?
The clash of civilizations?
Lifting the veil
Epilogue: the hope of the world.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-301) and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-280-85657-2
9786610856572
0-8157-0133-0
OCLC:
437182065
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