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The Madrasa in Asia: Political Activism and Transnational Linkages

Farish A. Noor, Yoginder Sikand, Martin van Bruinessen - Political Science - 2008 - 303 pages
Summary: "Since the rise of the Taliban and Al Qaeda, the traditional Islamic schools known as the madrasa have frequently been portrayed as hotbeds of terrorism. For much ...
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The Other Side of War: Women's Stories of Survival & Hope

Zainab Salbi, Susan Meiselas, Sylvia Plachy, Lekha Singh - Social Science - 2006 - 255 pages
A poignant visual study of the innocent victims of war brings together stunning images by renowned photographers with a collection of first-person narratives and letters that ...
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Islam and Modernity: Key Issues and Debates

Muhammad Khalid Masud, Armando Salvatore, Martin van Bruinessen - Religion - 2009 - 296 pages
The contributors to this text provide an introduction to and overview of the debates and questions emerging regarding Islam and modernity. Key issues are selected to give ...
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Contemporary Developments in Indonesian Islam: Explaining the "conservative ...

Martin van Bruinessen - Religion - 2013 - 240 pages
"Once celebrated in the Western media as a shining example of a 'liberal' and 'tolerant' Islam, Indonesia since the end of the Soeharto regime (May 1998) has witnessed a ...
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Producing Islamic Knowledge: Transmission and dissemination in Western Europe

Martin van Bruinessen, Stefano Allievi - Religion - 2013 - 208 pages
How do Muslims in Europe acquire discursive and practical knowledge of Islam? How are conceptions of Islamic beliefs, values and practices transmitted and how do they change ...
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El Salvador: work of thirty photographers

Carolyn Forché, Harry Mattison, Susan Meiselas, Fae Rubenstein - History - 1983 - 120 pages
The history of the political turmoil in El Salvador from the coup d'etat in 1979 to the present is traced in photographs and accompanying text
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Sufism and the 'Modern' in Islam

Martin Van Bruinessen, Julia Day Howell - Religion - 2007 - 368 pages
Sufism has not only survived into the twenty-first century but has experienced a significant resurgence throughout the Muslim world. Sufism and the 'Modern' in Islam offers ...
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