Public Violence in Islamic Societies
Power, Discipline, and the Construction of the Public Sphere, 7th-19th Centuries CE
edited by Christian Lange and Maribel Fierro
Published by Edinburgh University Press
- Satisfies increasing interest in the issue of Muslim attitudes toward violence, highlighting the complexity of this topic and the diversity of Muslim attitudes toward violence.
- Offers an overview of the economy of violence under the various dynasties/governments that shaped the history of Islamic civilization.
- Incorporates innovative and novel approaches to violence as a feature of social and political organization.
- Contributions are written by well-known scholars in the field, providing up-to-date scholarship that spans languages (primary and secondary) and academic disciplines.