The Resource Renewers of the age : holy men and social discourse in colonial Benaadir, by Scott Reese

Renewers of the age : holy men and social discourse in colonial Benaadir, by Scott Reese

Label
Renewers of the age : holy men and social discourse in colonial Benaadir
Title
Renewers of the age
Title remainder
holy men and social discourse in colonial Benaadir
Statement of responsibility
by Scott Reese
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Using the urban culture of southern Somalia, known as the Benaadir, this book explores the role of local 'ulama' as popular intellectuals in the early colonial period. It examines the place of religious discourse as social discourse and how religious leaders sought to guide society through a time of troubles through calls to greater piety
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
297.096773
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BP64.S6
LC item number
R44 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Islam in Africa,
Series volume
v. 9
Label
Renewers of the age : holy men and social discourse in colonial Benaadir, by Scott Reese
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-240) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents; Acknowledgements; Note on Transliteration, Personal and Place Names; MAP; Chapter One Introduction: The 'Ulamä' as "local intellectuals"; Chapter Two Religious History as Social History; Chapter Three Saints, Scholars and the Acquisition of Discursive Authority; Chapter Four Urban Woes and Pious Remedies: Sufis, Urbanites, and Managing Social Crises in the Nineteenth Century; Chapter Five When is Kafä'a Kifayah?--Sufi Leadership, Religious Authority and Questions of Social Inequality
  • Chapter Six The Best of Guides: Sufi Poetry, theological writing and Comprehending Qädiriyya popularity in the Early Twentieth CenturyEpilogue: End of the Sufi Era; Appendix One; Appendix Two; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn593231874
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 246 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047441861
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004167292.i-247
Other physical details
map
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35976433
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)593231874
  • pebcs9047441869

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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