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Published: 15 November 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383857-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8385-7
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378662-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7866-2
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373865-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7386-5
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373865-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7386-5
Published: 22 May 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395256-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9525-6
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... Zero mosque. • 24 • The Taxi Drivers of New York Each employed immigrant has his or her place of work. It is only the taxi driver, forever moving on wheels, who occupies no fixed space. He repre- sents the immigrant condition. And yet there is no...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
Published: 16 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012986-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1298-6
... therefore be best understood by assessing the exercised right to Islamic sensational forms in the public domain, such as sartorial practices, purpose- built mosques, and amplified calls to prayer.4 These sensational forms prompt intense feelings and are perceived as matters of belonging and the politics...
Published: 12 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007463-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0746-3
... existence, Timur intended to establish a stable po- litical and dynastic order based in Samarkand, and to this end he spared no expense in the adornment of the city. Remnants of two of his greatest projects the Bibi Khanym mosque and Gur Emir, the mausoleum built in 1404 for Timur s descendants allow one to...
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007166-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0716-6
... to create an affective cityscape. Among the great religious buildings are the Central Mosque and the Na- tional Christian Centre, whose impressive structures dominate the center of the city and attract the attention of passersby. Another important mosque in the city is the Fouad Lababidi Mosque in...
Published: 16 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012986-021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1298-6
... community center and mosque in Lower Manhattan, just blocks away from where al- Qaeda attacked and destroyed the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. The man largely responsible for conceptualizing this proj ect was Feisal Abdul Rauf, a well- connected and prominent American Muslim...
Published: 04 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7580-7
... Center, listen to Minister Louis Farrakhan’s rallies at Malcolm Shabazz Mosque or Olatunji playing his drums in Mount Morris Park, browse Michaux’s African National Memorial Bookstore at the corner of 125th Street and Seventh Avenue, or watch Black Panthers protest against the displacement of...
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007166-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0716-6
... form and content (Holmes Katz 2013; Pontzen 2014, chap. 4). It is to be offered five times a day and requires a state of ritual purity that is established through ablutions and the declara- tion of one s intent. In this state, the males gather in the mosques to go col- lectively through the prescribed...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
... the leader and changed the group s name to the World- Community of al- Islam in the West, then to the Muslim American Society, and most recently to The Mosque Cares. In each phase W. D. Mohammed has cham- pioned Islam as an au then tic American religion, and he has consistently op- posed racism in all...
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By William Craft Brumfield
Published: 12 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007463-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0746-3
... Borovsk, 144 British Journal of Photography, 21 Bronze Age, 413 Brumfield, Lewis Floyd, 3 4 Bubur-nama (Babur autobiography), 418 Bukhara, 6, 30, 415 16, 418 20, 498; ark (citadel), 419 21; Caliph Niiazkul Madrasa, 433; Char Minar Mosque, 430 33; Kalian Minaret, 420 23; Kalian Mosque, 419; Kukeldash...
Published: 16 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012016-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1201-6
..., Reinicken- dorf, Steglitz- Zehlendorf, Lichtenberg, Pankow, Marzahn- Hellersdorf, and Treptow- Köpenick.13 They have established (and continue to establish) reli- gious, cultural, and social- support mechanisms through networks and mosques, including the Al- Nur Mosque, the Arrahma Kultur- und...
Published: 12 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007463-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0746-3
... mosque. The city s most visible historical landmark is the Cathe- dral of the Transfiguration of the Savior, overlooking the Kama River. The cathedral was the center of the Transfigu- ration Monastery, founded in 1560 by the Stroganovs at their settlement up the Kama River at Pyskor. Transferred to Perm...
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By Saiba Varma
Published: 02 October 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1251-1
... restraint and patience, fully knowing that a poli- tics of refusal would mean inflicting further suffering on themselves. Somehow, they resisted the script of bare life. Bakr- Id, the biggest annual Muslim holiday, came and went, without any celebrations, with locks on the city s largest mosques. Too...
Published: 16 April 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1298-6
... exercised right to Islamic sensational forms in the public domain, such as sartorial practices, purpose- built mosques, and amplified calls to prayer.4 These sensational forms prompt intense feelings and are perceived as matters of belonging and the politics of home.5 Third, I argue that strict neutrality...
Published: 16 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012016-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1201-6
... ethnic backgrounds, also includes Israelis and Palestinians (figure 10.1). The initiative promotes campaigns against anti- Semitism and Islamophobia and organizes public forums as well as joint visits to mosques and synagogues. Its advocacy has included efforts to raise awareness about head coverings...