MULLAHS ON THE MAINFRAME PDF

Mullahs on the Mainframe is an ethnography in the old style and well worth reading for how it triangulates surveys, history, biography, interviews, and. 7 Jan Mullahs on the Mainframe: Islam and Modernity among the Daudi Bohras. Jonah Blank. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, vii. Jonah Blank. Mullahs on the Mainframe: Islam and Modernity Among the Daudi Bohras. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, xviii + pp. $

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Trivia About Mullahs on the Ma This is an ethnographic study of a community of Shi’ite Ismali Fatimid Muslims in Mumbai and their diaspora population in North America and Britain who have embraced modernity high One of my amateur anthropology theories is that a system with accepted hierarchical authority and widely-held core beliefs that give them identity are MORE able to adapt to change–I also got an A on a paper explaining how this allows traditional Noh theater companies in Japan to do bang-up productions of MacBeth.

The Daudi Bohras are both “traditional” and “modern. He has done it not from secondary sources but by living within the community, understanding its customs and learning its language. University of Chicago PressApr 15, mulahs History – pages. See all 4 mainfraem. Customers who bought this item also bought. New School UniversityNew York. Ali Zainul marked it as to-read Dec 22, Powerful Thinking, Powerful Life: Juan Marcos Bejarano Gutierrez.

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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Islam and Modernity Among the Daudi Bohras Jonah Blank University of Chicago PressApr 15, – History – pages 1 Review In Jonah Blank’s important, myth-shattering book, the West gets its first look at the Daudi Bohras, a unique Muslim denomination who have found the core of their religious beliefs largely compatible with modern ideology.

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This includes the New York City metropolitan area, where Blank attended a series of lectures given by the Syedna and also interviewed some of the locals.

I found this account very well structured and intellectual and it presents an example of how great leadership can transform a community to live harmoniously in this nullahs and yet value their centuries old religious principles.

Islam and Modernity Among the Daudi Bohras. Dominic added it Feb 08, Blank did field work in both these areas as well as in Karachi, where there is also a sizable Bohra community.

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Highly recommended for all academic libraries and large public libraries. Priya marked it as to-read May 26, Write a customer review. Mullahs on the Mainframe is an ethnography in the old style and well worth reading for how it mwinframe surveys, history, biography, interviews, and participant-observation on some very current issues from ethnographic responsibility to what it means to be ‘traditionalist’ in the modern world.

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Mullahs on the Mainframe: Islam and Modernity among the Daudi Bohras

One of my amateur anthropology theories is that a system with mulpahs hierarchical authority and mullahw core beliefs that give them identity are MORE able to adapt to change–I also got an A on a paper explaining how this allows traditional Noh theater companies in Japan to do bang-up productions of MacBeth. Huzaifa marked it as to-read Sep 21, Combining orthodox Muslim prayer, dress, and practice with secular education, relative gender equality, and Internet use, this community serves as a surprising reminder that the central values of “modernity” are hardly limited to the West.

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