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Muslim Reformers 19/20th

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Asian Languages & Civilization
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Amherst College

(Offered as REL 281 and HIST 281)  A study of eminent Muslim reformers in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, hailing from diverse Islamic cultures and geographical locations including South Asia, West Africa, Egypt, Arabia, Iran, Central Asia, and the Ottoman Empire. We will examine ways in which religion intersected with social and political reform projects, explore thematic conversations among these reformers that transcend time and place, and look at ways in which many of these issues continue to resonate to the present day. 

Limited to 25 students.  Spring semester.  Professors Jaffer and Ringer.

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Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Muslim Reformers 19/20th
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Tariq Jaffer, Monica Ringer; TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM CHAP 203