Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 February 2013

216 Pages | 2 tables; 1 map

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199964031

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Rediscovering the Umma

Muslims in the Balkans between Nationalism and Transnationalism

Ina Merdjanova

  • A comprehensive comparative study of the transformations of Muslim identities in the Balkans
  • Examines nation-building from the post-Ottoman era, through communism, to postcommunism, focusing in particular on the role of Islam in the complex political and social development after 1989
  • A nuanced look at the contested notion of a "European Islam"

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