By Thomas M. McKenna

during this first ground-level account of the Muslim separatist uprising within the Philippines, Thomas McKenna demanding situations triumphing anthropological analyses of nationalism in addition to their underlying assumptions in regards to the interaction of tradition and tool. He examines Muslim separatism opposed to a historical past of greater than 400 years of political relatives between indigenous Muslim rulers, their topics, and exterior powers looking the subjugation of Philippine Muslims. He additionally explores the motivations of the standard women and men who struggle in armed separatist struggles and investigates the formation of nationalist identities. A skillful meld of ancient element and ethnographic examine, Muslim Rulers and Rebels makes a compelling contribution to the examine of protest, uprising, and revolution worldwide.

Show description

Read Online or Download Muslim Rulers and Rebels: Everyday Politics and Armed Separatism in the Southern Philippines (Comparative Studies on Muslim Societies) PDF

Best islam books

The Teaching and Study of Islam in Western Universities (Islamic Studies Series)

Public curiosity within the faith of Islam and in Muslim groups in recent times has generated an impetus for Western Universities to set up an array of Institutes and courses devoted to the learn of Islam. regardless of the expansion in variety of courses devoted to this research, little or no awareness has been paid to the suitable form of such courses and the assumptions that should underlie this kind of research.

The Jihad of Jesus: The Sacred Nonviolent Struggle for Justice

We're stuck up within the cycle of so-called "holy wars. " within the Jihad of Jesus, Dave Andrews argues that whereas this inter-communal clash is endemic, it's not inevitable. counting on our knowing, our religions may be both a resource of escalating clash or a source for overcoming inter-communal clash; and for our religions to be a source for overcoming clash, we have to comprehend the center of all precise faith as open-hearted compassionate spirituality.

Secularism and Identity: Non-Islamiosity in the Iranian Diaspora (Studies in Migration and Diaspora)

Inside western political, media and educational discourses, Muslim groups are predominantly noticeable during the prism in their Islamic religiosities, but there exist inside of diasporic groups specific and intricate secularisms. Drawing on exact interview and ethnographic fabric amassed within the united kingdom, this e-book examines the ways that a sort of secularism - ’non-Islamiosity’ - among contributors of the Iranian diaspora shapes principles and practices of diasporic group and identification, in addition to wider social family members.

Entangled Pieties: Muslim-Christian Relations and Gendered Sociality in Java, Indonesia (Contemporary Anthropology of Religion)

This publication explores the social lifetime of Muslim ladies and Christian minorities amid Islamic and Christian activities in city Java, Indonesia. Drawing on anthropological views and 14 months of player statement among 2009 and 2013 within the multi-religious Javanese urban of Salatiga, this ethnography examines the interrelations among Islamic piety, Christian identification, and gendered sociability in a time of a number of spiritual revivals.

Extra info for Muslim Rulers and Rebels: Everyday Politics and Armed Separatism in the Southern Philippines (Comparative Studies on Muslim Societies)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.06 of 5 – based on 34 votes