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The Idea of the Muslim World

A Global Intellectual History

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$32.00 • £25.95 • €29.00

ISBN 9780674050372

Publication Date: 04/24/2017

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304 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction: What Is the Muslim World?
  • 1. An Imperial Ummah before the Nineteenth Century
  • 2. Reinforcing the Imperial World Order (1814–1878)
  • 3. Searching for Harmony between Queen and Caliph (1878–1908)
  • 4. The Battle of Geopolitical Illusions (1908–1924)
  • 5. Muslim Politics of the Interwar Period (1924–1945)
  • 6. Resurrecting Muslim Internationalism (1945–1988)
  • Conclusion: Recovering History and Revitalizing the Pursuit of Justice
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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