Dale F. Eickelman



Africa and the Gulf Region:Blurred Boundaries and Shifting Ties

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Edité par Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf
Edité par Dale F. Eickelman
Editeur Gerlach Press, Gerlach Press
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The ties that bind Africa and the Gulf region have deep historical roots that influence both what Braudel called the longue durée and the short-term events of current policy shifts, market-based economic fluctuations, and global and local political vicissitudes. This book explores Arabian-African relationships in their many overlapping dimensions. Thus histories constructed from the “bottom up” – records of the everyday activities of commerce, intermarriage, and gender roles – offer an incisi ...


Higher education investment in the arab states of the gulf

Strategies for excellence and diversity
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Edité par Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf
Edité par Dale F. Eickelman
Editeur Gerlach Press, Gerlach Press
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Over the last half-century, the GCC states have invested on a huge scale in higher education, but the stated commitment to internationally recognized excellence has also to come to terms with tradition. These pressure points are examined here in a number of comparative studies, and cover among other topics: - higher education as soft power to promote regional or global influence - intense reliance on foreign instructors - citizen entitlements - badu and hadar divisions - gender separation - d ...


The Qur'an Revealed

A Critical Analysis of Said Nursi's Epistles of Light
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Auteur Colin Turner
Avant-propos de Dale F. Eickelman
Editeur Gerlach Press, Gerlach Press
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The Qur'an Revealed is a landmark publication in the history of Islamic studies, providing for the first time a comprehensive critical analysis of Bedizuzzaman Said Nursi's 6000-page work of Quranic exegesis, The Epistles of Light. In discussing a wide range of themes, from Divine unity to causation, from love to spirituality, from prophethood to civilization and politics.