Islamic Society in Practice

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University Press of Florida, 1994 - 191 pages
Written in the wake of the Gulf War, this book introduces the West to everyday Arab-Islamic culture and society, humanising the region and its people. It ventures behind the headlines to show how Islam is lived and practiced in daily life in the Sudan, Egypt and Tunisia.

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When Americans look at the Muslim world, they see a uniform culture (Arab) with a single language (Arabic) communicated through a uniform religious belief and practice (Islam). Fluehr-Lobban ... Read full review

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Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban is Professor of Anthropology and Director of General Education at Rhode Island College.

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