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Published: 25 November 2014

352 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198719434

Bookseller Code (06)

Translating the Qur'an in an Age of Nationalism

Print Culture and Modern Islam in Turkey

M. Brett Wilson

A OUP in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies Publication

Qur'anic Studies Series

  • Explains the key debates on the printing and translating of the Qur'an
  • Provides a unique window through which to view the formation of modern Islam, and the impact of nationalism and print technology upon Middle Eastern societies
  • Brings fresh perspective to the seminal Islamic debates, using untapped sources which bridge the gap between the Arabic and Turkish debates
  • Aids the understanding of how Muslims integrated religious and national identities
  • Illustrates the key issues for Muslim communities and intellectuals during a period of modernization and political crisis