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A Brief History of Islam in Europe

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ISBN: 9789087281953 9789087283261 Year: DOI: 10.24415/9789087281953 Language: English
Publisher: Leiden University Press Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 102110
Subject: History
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This book presents an overall presentation and discussion of developments ever since Islam appeared on the European stage thirteen centuries ago. The events and stories presented increase the understanding of present debates on, and notions of, Islam and Muslims in Europe. This book shows that in the course of thirteen centuries the Muslim as well as Islam have undergone many metamorphoses. The Muslim has entered the European stage as a conqueror, antichrist, scholar, benign ruler, corsair, tradesman and fellow citizen. The image of Islam has meandered accordingly, as a religion that was feared as an enemy or embraced as a partner against heretical Christians, despised as an abomination or admired as a civilization, and studied for missionary, academic, colonial or security purpose.

Islam, Politics and Change

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Book Series: Debates on Islam and Society ISBN: 9789087282493 9789087282387 Year: Pages: 352 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_605451 Language: English
Publisher: Leiden University Press Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 103479
Subject: Religion --- History
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After violent protests all over the country had forced President Suharto to step down in 1998, Indonesia successfully made the transition from an authoritarian state to a democracy. In this book Indonesian scholars attached to Islamic universities and Dutch researchers investigate what happened since and what the consequences are of the growing influence of orthodoxy and radicalism, which already visible before 1998, only got stronger.

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A Fire of Lilies

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Book Series: Iranian Studies Series ISBN: 9789087283292 9789400603509 Year: DOI: 10.24415/9789087283292 Language: English
Publisher: Leiden University Press Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 103894
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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This book examines the role of Persian literature in politics in the tumultuous period of Iranian history from 1950 to 2000, illustrating how intellectuals used poetry, plays, novels and short stories to comment on socio-political developments. The unique aspect of the book is its strong empirical perspective as it analyses how Persian intellectuals dealt with sensor, suppression, imprisonment, exile and even execution for the sake of expression of free speech. Karimi-Hakkak’s methodology is also unique as he applies theoretical perspectives of various disciplines to produce a multi-faceted work, which provide the reader with a concise socio-political history based on the interaction between literature and politics.‘A Fire of Lilies’ will therefore make a significant contribution to the research on modern Persian literature as well as literary historiography.

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