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Muslims and the Making of Modern Europe

Emily Greble


Muslims have lived in Europe for hundreds of years. Only in 1878, however, did many of them become formal citizens of European states. Muslims and the Making of Europe shows how this massive shift in citizenship rights transformed both Muslims’ daily lives and European laws and societies. Starting with the Treaty of Berlin and ending with the eradication of the Shari’a legal system in communist Yugoslavia, this book centers Muslim voices and perspectives in an analysis of the twists and turns of nineteenth- and twentieth- century European history, from early nation-building projects to the sha ... More

Keywords: Muslims in Europe, Islam in Europe, Shari’a law, secularism, Yugoslavia, Balkans, Congress of Berlin, minority rights, nation-building, citizenship

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780197538807
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780197538807.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Emily Greble, author
Associate Professor of History and Russian and East European Studies, Vanderbilt University