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Translating the Quran in an Age of Nationalism

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Over the course of the past two centuries, the central text of Islam has undergone twin revolutions. Around the globe, Muslim communities have embraced the printing and translating of the Qur'an, transforming the scribal text into a modern book that can be read in v Focusing on the Ottoman Empire and Turkey, and following the debates to Russia, Egypt, Indonesia, and India, this book tries to answer the question of how the revolution in Qur'anic book culture occurred, considering both intellectual history as well the processes by which the Qur'an became a modern book that could be mechanically reproduced and widely owned. A few marks to hardcover and page edges but overall book in very good condition.

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Author(s):
M Brett Wilson
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0198719434
ISBN-13:
9780198719434
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies
Title:
Translating the Qur'an

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Over the course of the past two centuries, the central text of Islam has undergone twin revolutions. Around the globe, Muslim communities have embraced the printing and translating of the Qur'an, transforming the scribal text into a modern book that can be read in v Focusing on the Ottoman Empire and Turkey, and following the debates to Russia, Egypt, Indonesia, and India, this book tries to answer the question of how the revolution in Qur'anic book culture occurred, considering both intellectual history as well the processes by which the Qur'an became a modern book that could be mechanically reproduced and widely owned. A few marks to hardcover and page edges but overall book in very good condition.

Author(s):
M Brett Wilson
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0198719434
ISBN-13:
9780198719434
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies
Title:
Translating the Qur'an

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