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Islam in Tribal Societies
From the Atlas to the Indus

Edited By

Akbar S. Ahmed





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ISBN 9780415611930
Published December 7, 2010 by Routledge
354 Pages

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Book Description

A lively debate is currently being conducted in the social sciences around the concepts of "tribe", "segmentary societies" and "Islam in society". This wide-ranging collection by thirteen distinguished anthropologists contributes to the debate by examining various segmentary Islamic tribal societies from Morocco to Pakistan.