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  1. Pukhtun Economy and Society (Routledge Revivals)

    Traditional Structure and Economic Development in a Tribal Society

    By Akbar Ahmed

    First published in 1980, this groundbreaking Routledge Revival is a reissue of an original and authentic anthropological account of Pukhtun society by Professor Akbar Ahmed. Combining extensive fieldwork data collected among the Mohmand tribe in the Northwest Frontier Province of Pakistan with...

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  2. Millennium and Charisma Among Pathans (Routledge Revivals)

    A Critical Essay in Social Anthropology

    By Akbar Ahmed

    First published in 1976, this Routledge Revivals reissue presents an analysis of the Swat Pathans, the people of the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan, who belong administratively to Pakistan despite being a fiercely independent group, with their own codes and ways of life. Akbar S. Ahmed,...

    Published March 1st 2012 by Routledge

  3. Islam in Tribal Societies

    From the Atlas to the Indus

    Edited by Akbar S. Ahmed

    A lively debate is currently being conducted in the social sciences around the concepts of "tribe", "segmentary societies" and "Islam in society". This wide-ranging collection by thirteen distinguished anthropologists contributes to the debate by examining various segmentary Islamic tribal...

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  4. Resistance and Control in Pakistan

    By Akbar S. Ahmed

    How can people in the West make sense of contemporary unrest in the Muslim world? Is Islamic fundamentalism to be understood purely in religious terms?In Resistance and Control in Pakistan, one of the world's leading authorities on Islam, Akbar S. Ahmed, illuminates what is happening in the Muslim...

    Published June 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  5. Postmodernism and Islam

    Predicament and Promise, 2nd Edition

    By Akbar S. Ahmed, Akbar S. Ahmed

    Can West and East ever understand each other? In this extraordinary book one of the world's leading Muslim scholars explores an area which has which has been almost entirely neglected by scholars in the field - the area of postmodernism and Islam. This landmark work is startling, constantly...

    Published June 9th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Discovering Islam

    Making Sense of Muslim History and Society

    By Akbar S. Ahmed

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 31st 2002 by Routledge

  7. Discovering Islam

    Making Sense of Muslim History and Society, 2nd Edition

    By Akbar S. Ahmed

    Now reissued with a new introduction, Discovering Islam is a classic account of how the history of Islam and its relations with the West have shaped Islamic society today. Islam is often caricatured as aggressive and fanatic. Written in the tradition of Ibn Khaldun, this readable and wide-ranging...

    Published February 20th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Jinnah, Pakistan and Islamic Identity

    The Search for Saladin

    By Akbar Ahmed

    Every generation needs to reinterpret its great men of the past. Akbar Ahmed, by revealing Jinnah's human face alongside his heroic achievement, both makes this statesman accessible to the current age and renders his greatness even clearer than before. Four men shaped the end of British rule in...

    Published August 13th 1997 by Routledge

  9. Islam, Globalization and Postmodernity

    Edited by Akbar S. Ahmed, Hastings Donnan

    This book examines the cultural responses of Muslims to the transformations, contradictions and challenges confronting contemporary Islam as it moves towards the twenty-first century. The diffusion of populations, the globalization of culture and the forces of postmodernity have shaken the world...

    Published November 16th 1994 by Routledge

  10. Postmodernism and Islam

    Predicament and Promise

    By Akbar S. Ahmed, Akbar S. Ahmed

    Can West and East ever understand each other? In this extraordinary book one of the world's leading Muslim scholars explores an area which has which has been almost entirely neglected by scholars in the field - the area of postmodernism and Islam. This landmark work is startling, constantly...

    Published June 3rd 1992 by Routledge

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