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Taste of Modernity: Sufism and Salafiyya in Late Ottoman Damascus (Brill's Islamic History and Civilization)

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Modernization in the Muslim world was determined by the two interrelated processes of indigenous state formation and European economic penetration. These drove governments to enlist the orthodox and the masses in support of the consolidation of their central authority, and religious reformers to seek, partly through Western devices, checks on their autocracy. Concentrating ...more
Hardcover, 343 pages
Published July 1st 2004 by Brill Academic Publishers (first published January 1st 2001)
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