Mullahs on the Mainframe is an ethnography in the old style and well worth reading for how it triangulates surveys, history, biography, interviews, and. 7 Jan Mullahs on the Mainframe: Islam and Modernity among the Daudi Bohras. Jonah Blank. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, vii. Jonah Blank. Mullahs on the Mainframe: Islam and Modernity Among the Daudi Bohras. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, xviii + pp. $
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He has done it not from secondary sources but by living within the oj, understanding its customs and learning its language. Rituals of the Daudi Bohra Year, 4. Mullahs on the Mainframe is an ethnographic account of Daudi Bohras, an Ismaili sect in India, and a rare subject of research. Related Video Shorts 0 Upload your video. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. I am eager to read more of Jonahs work Thanks for telling us about the problem. Selected pages Title Page.
Mullahs on the Mainframe: Islam and Modernity among the Daudi Bohras by Jonah Blank
But the om vignettes are more proto—Internet glimpses than solid analyses of the subject. Highly recommended for all academic libraries and large public libraries. Its subtext is a story, revealed in pieces rather than made thematic in the style of reflexive ethnography, of working around boundaries in an over-exposed world. Read more Read less.
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One of my amateur anthropology theories is that a system with accepted hierarchical authority and widely-held core beliefs that give them identity are MORE able to adapt to change–I also got an A on a paper explaining how this allows traditional Noh theater companies in Japan to do bang-up productions of MacBeth.
In doing so, Blank does much more than simply reveal the lives of oon subjects.
Mullahs on the Mainframe: Islam and Modernity among the Daudi Bohras
View freely available titles: The Daudi Bohras are Shia Muslims. Mustafa Jiwanji rated it really liked it Aug 27, Steven Chang marked it as to-read Dec 10, Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. University of Chicago Press, The community is Ismaili, a Shia sect known to western observers largely through the figure of the Aga Khan and the study of the medieval assassins that launched Bernard Lewis’s career. Murtaza Ali marked it as to-read Dec 11, University of Chicago PressApr 15, – History – pages.
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Preview — Mullahs on the Mainframe by Jonah Blank. Blank begins with a rapid-fire history of Islam and the place of the Daudi Bohras in the overall Islamic world. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.
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In Jonah Blank’s important, myth-shattering book, the West gets its first look at the Daudi Bohras, a unique Muslim denomination who have found the core of their religious beliefs largely compatible with modern nullahs. Mustafa rated it really liked it Aug 08, Next page of related Sponsored Products. Page 1 of 1 Start over Maniframe 1 of 1. As a Daudi Bohra, I can attest to the quality of research the author has put in to his work to create this really interesting case study on our community.
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