Tord Olsson,Elisabeth Ozdalga,Catharina Raudvere's Alevi Identity: Cultural, Religious and Social Perspectives PDF

By Tord Olsson,Elisabeth Ozdalga,Catharina Raudvere

ISBN-10: 0700710876

ISBN-13: 9780700710874

ISBN-10: 0700710884

ISBN-13: 9780700710881

within the emerging momentum for brand new and reformulated cultural identities, the Turkish Alevi have additionally emerged at the scene, challenging due attractiveness. during this procedure a few dramatic occasions have served as very important milestones: the clashes among Sunni and Alevi in Kahramanmaras in 1979 and Corum in 1980, the incendiarism in Sivas in 1992, and the riots in Istanbul (Gaziosmanpasa) in 1995. much less evocative, yet in the end extra major, has been the emerging curiosity in Alevi folklore and non secular practices. Questions have additionally arisen as to what this department of Islamic heterodoxy represents when it comes to previous and new identities. during this e-book, those questions are addressed by means of probably the most famous students within the field.

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