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Muslim Turkistan

Kazak Religion and Collective Memory

By Bruce Privratsky

Routledge – 2001 – 321 pages

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Description

This ethnography of Muslim life among the Kazaks of Central Asia describes the sacralisation of land and ethnic identity, local understanding of Islamic purity, the Kazak ancestor cult and domestic spirituality, and pilgrimage to the tombs of Sufi saints.

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'The book offers plenty of original insights and description … indispensable for anyone who is interested in Kazakh culture and society.' - Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute

Name: Muslim Turkistan: Kazak Religion and Collective Memory (eBook)Routledge 
Description: By Bruce Privratsky. This ethnography of Muslim life among the Kazaks of Central Asia describes the sacralisation of land and ethnic identity, local understanding of Islamic purity, the Kazak ancestor cult and domestic spirituality, and pilgrimage to the tombs of Sufi...
Categories: Asian Studies, Central Asian Studies, Anthropology - Soc Sci