The Resource An enchanted modern : gender and public piety in Shi'i Lebanon, Lara Deeb, (electronic resource)

An enchanted modern : gender and public piety in Shi'i Lebanon, Lara Deeb, (electronic resource)

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An enchanted modern : gender and public piety in Shi'i Lebanon
Title
An enchanted modern
Title remainder
gender and public piety in Shi'i Lebanon
Statement of responsibility
Lara Deeb
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Language
eng
Summary
Based on two years of ethnographic research in the southern suburbs of Beirut, An Enchanted Modern demonstrates that Islam and modernity are not merely compatible, but actually go hand-in-hand. This eloquent ethnographic portrayal of an Islamic community articulates how an alternative modernity, and specifically an enchanted modernity, may be constructed by Shi'I Muslims who consider themselves simultaneously deeply modern, cosmopolitan, and pious. In this depiction of a Shi'I Muslim community in Beirut, Deeb examines the ways that individual and collective expressions and understandings of piety have been debated, contested, and reformulated. Women take center stage in this process, a result of their visibility both within the community, and in relation to Western ideas that link the status of women to modernity. By emphasizing the ways notions of modernity and piety are lived, debated, and shaped by "everyday Islamists," this book underscores the inseparability of piety and politics in the lives of pious Muslims
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1974-
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Deeb, Lara
Dewey number
305.48/69782/0956925
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Princeton studies in Muslim politics
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  • Shiites
  • Islam and politics
  • Women in Islam
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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An enchanted modern : gender and public piety in Shi'i Lebanon, Lara Deeb, (electronic resource)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781400840786
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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13283652
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MWT13283652
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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An enchanted modern : gender and public piety in Shi'i Lebanon, Lara Deeb, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781400840786
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13283652
Publisher number
MWT13283652
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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