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Published: 01 February 2018

264 Pages

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

ISBN: 9780190673796

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Religion as Resistance

Negotiating Authority in Italian Libya

Eileen Ryan

  • Use of the Libyan Oral History Project (al-Riwayaat al-Safawiyya) - a seldom used source
  • Controversial in challenging narratives of resistance and collaboration in colonial Libya
  • Introduces an innovative reading of religious identity in Italian expansion overseas
  • Use of the mission archives of the Franciscan order is also unusual