Record Number : 95556 of 13452

Title : Calligraphic state : textual domination and history in a Muslim society, The

Description :
'The Calligraphic State: Textual Domination and History in a Muslim Society' was written by Brinkley Messick, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan. The book studies the changing relation between writing and authority in a Muslim society from the late nineteenth century onwards. Organised into four parts and twelve chapters, this online edition of the work is freely available to the public. Also included are the book's bibliography; index; biographical guide; and glossary of terms. Its contents should appeal to postgraduates and postdoctorate researchers of Islam. The print edition, which was published in 1993, can be ordered from this website.

URL : http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft7x0nb56r/

Controlled Keywords : Islam;

Language : eng;

Period : 20th Century (1946 - 1999); 20th Century (1900 - 1945); 19th Century

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