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The Re-Islamization of Society and the Position of Women in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan
Language: un
Pages: 276
Authors: Marfua Tokhtakhodzhaeva
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-04-17 - Publisher: Global Oriental

As well as being a valuable and insightful study into the history, development and tenets of Islam, with particular reference to life in Uzbekistan, this study, which draws on a wide personal network and extensive field research, is also in part a personal quest in support of women’s position and
Islam in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan
Language: un
Pages:
Authors: Johan Rasanayagam
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-08 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The Uzbekistan government has been criticized for its brutal suppression of its Muslim population. This 2011 book, which is based on the author's intimate acquaintance with the region and several years of ethnographic research, is about how Muslims in this part of the world negotiate their religious practices despite the
Everyday Islam in Post-Soviet Central Asia
Language: un
Pages: 224
Authors: Maria Elisabeth Louw
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-05-09 - Publisher: Routledge

Providing a wealth of empirical research on the everyday practise of Islam in post-Soviet Central Asia, this book gives a detailed account of how Islam is understood and practised among ordinary Muslims in the region, focusing in particular on Uzbekistan. It shows how individuals negotiate understandings of Islam as an
Islamic Fundamentalism in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan: Real Or Imagined Threat
Language: un
Pages:
Authors: Maria Elisabeth Louw
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher:

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, there has been much concern among observers and analysts around the world over what role Islam is to play in the political, economic and social spheres of life in newly independent Central Asian states. Traditionally, Islam is the dominant faith, but had been
Muslims of Central Asia
Language: un
Pages: 256
Authors: Galina Yemelianova
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-03 - Publisher: New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys

Between the tenth and sixteenth centuries Central Asia was one of the most prestigious cultural areas of the entire Muslim world, playing a pivotal role in the Silk Road trade. Throughout that history, and up to the present, Tajiks, Uzbeks, Kazakhs, Kyrgyz, Turkmen and other Muslim peoples of Central Asia