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Cairo CollagesEveryday Life Practices after the Event

Cairo Collages: Everyday Life Practices after the Event

Mona Abaza

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145116
eISBN:
9781526152114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145123
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

In Cairo collages, the large-scale political, economic, and social changes in Egypt brought on by the 2011 revolution are set against the declining fortunes of a single apartment building in a ... More

Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Jonathan Benthall

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993085
eISBN:
9781526124005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This book is the fruit of twenty years’ reflection on Islamic charities, both in practical terms and as a key to understand the crisis in contemporary Islam. On the one hand Islam is undervalued as a ... More

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