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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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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