On how since 1800 the Islamic world has been rebuilt from below

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Focusing particularly on South Asia and Turkey, but also making reference to the rest of the Islamic world, this article demonstrates how at a time of Western dominance, and the co-option of elites to Western culture and power, this article demonstrates how ulama and Sufis have played a key role in rebuilding Islamic societies from below. A key factor in the focus was the piety of individual Muslims and their willingness to donate financially to make this process happen.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAuthority and Change in the Muslim World since 1800
EditorsFrancis Robinson
Place of PublicationDelhi
PublisherPermanent Black
Number of pages25
Publication statusSubmitted - 2018


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