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Published: 01 October 2018

288 Pages | 10

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474435093

Bookseller Code (06)

Challenging Cosmopolitanism

Coercion, Mobility and Displacement in Islamic Asia

Edited by Joshua Gedacht and R. Michael Feener

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Provides historical context for understanding contemporary issues of religious identity, displacement, violence, and national belonging
  • 2 synoptic essays and 7 historical case studies explain the role of coercion in shaping the worlds of mobile and cosmopolitan Muslims
  • Case studies include Andalusian Spain and contested visions of Islamic cosmopolitanism; Hui Muslims in Qing Dynasty and Republican China; Sufis in the early modern Indian Ocean World; Muslim Rebels and Rulers in colonial-era Southeast Asia; Afghan Traders in contemporary China