Islam, Globalization and Postmodernity
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Islam, Globalization and Postmodernity by Akbar S. Ahmed
Book DescriptionThis 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 like never before. These developments have generated a debate among Muslims which, as the contributors to this volume show, will have far-reaching consequences not just for the Muslim world, but for relations between Islam and the West more generally.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415093668
(234mm x 156mm x 16mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Nov-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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