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Terrains of Exchange: Religious Economies of Global Islam

Nile Green

Abstract

'This book offers a bold new paradigm for understanding the expansion of Islam in the modern world. Through the model of religious economy, it traces the competition between Muslim, Christian and Hindu religious entrepreneurs that transformed Islam into a proselytizing global brand. Drawing Indian, Arab, Iranian and Tatar Muslims together with Scottish missionaries and African-American converts, the book brings to life the local sites of globalization where Islam was repeatedly reinvented. Evoking terrains of exchange from Russia ’s imperial borderlands to the car factories of Detroit and the ... More

Keywords: Islam, globalization, religion, religious Economy, colonialism, Middle East, India, Japan, United States

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780190222536
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222536.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nile Green, author
UCLA

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