Terrains of Exchange: Religious Economies of Global Islam by Nile Green

Terrains of Exchange: Religious Economies of Global Islam

byNile Green

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Drawing together Indian and Iranian Muslims with Christian missionaries, Hindu nationalists and Japanese imperialists, this book brings to life the local sites of globalisation that transformed Muslim religiosity through the long nineteenth century. Nile Green evokes terrains of exchange thatrange from the Russian empire's borderlands to the Indian princely states and the car factories of Detroit. He casts a microhistorian's eye on the religious productions that spilled from these many sites of contact. Whether looking at imperial evangelicals and Iranian language-workers, or IndianMuslims and Yogi masters of breath control, each chapter unravels local forces of religious contact, competition and exchange. Green draws on a huge range of materials, from Indian magazines for African Americans to Muslim Japanology; from Urdu tales of ocean-going saints to the diaries of Germanmissionaries; from Bibles in Tatar to the first Arabic printed books. Challenging perceptions of an age usually identified with the unifying ideologies of Pan-Islamism and nationalism, his book reveals more muddled human terrains in which Muslims defended, reformed and promoted in an increasingly connected world. Terrains of Exchange presents not only global historyfrom the bottom up but global history as Islamic history.

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Nile Green is Professor of South Asian and Islamic history at UCLA. His research focuses on the history and literature of the Muslim communities of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran and the Indian Ocean. He is the editor of Afghanistan in Ink: Literature Between Diaspora and Nation, published by OUPt. His book Bombay Islam was Winner...
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Title:Terrains of Exchange: Religious Economies of Global IslamFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.4 × 5.4 × 0.98 inPublished:May 13, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190222530

ISBN - 13:9780190222536

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Introduction: Terrains of ExchangeEvangelicals: Missionary Catalysts, Muslim Responses1. Parnassus of the Evangelical Empire2. The Christian Origins of Muslim Printing3. The Islamic Opportunities of Bible TranslationInnovators: Communal Competitors, Local Cosmopolitans4. Missionaries, Mystics and Mill-Owners5. The Invention of a Hindu SufismExporters: Pious Passengers, Islamic Impresarios6. Making Islam in the Motor City7. Founding the First Mosque in Japan