Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town

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The only book currently available about contemporary Islam in Africa At a time when so-called fundamentalism has become the privileged analytical frame for understanding Muslim societies past and present, this study offers an alternative perspective on Islam. In an innovative combination of anthropology, history, and social theory, Benjamin Soares explores Islam and Muslim practice in an important Islamic religious centre in West Africa from the late nineteenth century to the present. Drawing on ethnography, archival ...

Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town 2005, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI

ISBN-13: 9780472069255

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Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town 2005, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI

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Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town 2005, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9780748623587

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Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town 2005, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9780748622856

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