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The Modern Muslim World

This series will provide a platform for scholarly research on Islamic and Muslim thought, emerging from any geographical area and dated to any period from the 17th century until the present day. 

 

Series Editorial Board:

Marcia Hermansen, Loyola University Chicago (Chair)

Hina Azam, The University of Texas at Austin

Ussama Makdisi, Rice University

Martin Nguyen, Fairfield University

Joas Wagemakers, Utrecht University

 

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Chinese Heirs to Muhammad

Writing Islamic History in Early Modern China
ISBN: 978-1-4632-3925-1
This book tells the story of history as imagined by Hui Muslims in late nineteenth and early twentieth century China. Chen argues that this was an especially productive period for historical thought, bookended by the establishment of a robust Sino-Islamic knowledge base by Liu Zhi on one end and Republican China on the other end. Histories from this period unify a vast temporal and spatial expanse: from genesis to antiquity to the modern era, from Arabia to Central Asia to China. Hui historians string together places and times into a coherent, continuous narrative for the community.
$91.96