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A modern history of the Ismailis : continuity and change in a Muslim community / edited by Farhad Daftary.

London : I.B. Tauris, 2011.

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  • Title:
    A modern history of the Ismailis : continuity and change in a Muslim community / edited by Farhad Daftary.
  • Contributor: Farhad Daftary
  • Subjects: Ismailites -- History; Ismailites -- History -- 19th century; Ismailites -- History -- 20th century; Ismailites -- History -- 21st century; RELIGION -- Islam -- General; Ismailites; Ismailiten; Electronic books; History;
    Dewey: 297.82209
  • Publication Details: London : I.B. Tauris, 2011.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Modern history of the Nizari Ismailis of Syria / Nizari Ismailis of Central Asia in modern times / Nizari Ismailis of China in modern times / From Satpanthi to Ismaili Muslim: the articulation of Ismaili Khoja identity in South Asia / Socio-legal formation of the Nizari Ismailis of East Africa, 1800-1950 / Communities of tradition and the modernizing of education in South Asia: the contribution of Aga Khan III / Aga Khan development network and institutions / Caring for the built environment / Gender policies of Aga Khan III and Aga Khan IV / At the interstices of tradition, modernity and postmodernity: Ismaili engagements with contemporary Canadian society / History of the Daʼudi Bohra Tayyibis in modern times: the daʻis, the daʻwat and the community / Daʼudi Bohra Tayyibis: ideology, literature, learning and social practice ; Brief note on other Tayyibi communities: Sulaymanis and ʻAlavis /
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780857735263 (electronic bk.); ISBN 0857735268 (electronic bk.); ISBN 9780857723352 (e-book); ISBN 0857723359 (e-book); BNB GBB725718; System number: 018221996
  • Notes: Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-379) and index.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 400 pages).
  • Series: Ismaili heritage series ; 13

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