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Author Rosen, Lawrence, 1941-
Title The culture of Islam : changing aspects of contemporary Muslim life / Lawrence Rosen
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2002
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  DT312 R64 2002    AVAILABLE    30520020592532
Descript xvii, 230 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-228) and index
The circle of beneficence : narrating coherence in a world of corruption -- Ambivalence towards power : approaches to authority in postcolonial Morocco -- What is a tribe, and why does it matter? -- Constructing institutions in a political culture of personalism -- Contesting sainthood -- Memory in Morocco -- Have the Arabs changed their mind? -- Marriage stories : crossing the boundaries of nation, gender, and law -- Euro-Islam -- Never in doubt : Salman Rushdie's deeper challenge to Islam
Subject Civilization, Islamic
East and West
Ethnology -- Morocco
Religion and culture
Religion and politics -- Morocco
Morocco -- Social life and customs
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