Muslim Turkistan

Muslim Turkistan : Kazak Religion and Collective Memory

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This ethnography of Muslim life among the Kazaks of Central Asia describes the sacralisation of land and ethnic identity, local understanding of Islamic purity, the Kazak ancestor cult and domestic spirituality, and pilgrimage to the tombs of Sufi saints.show more

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  • Paperback | 321 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 18.29mm | 476g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138862428
  • 9781138862425

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'The book offers plenty of original insights and description ... indispensable for anyone who is interested in Kazakh culture and society.' - Journal of the Royal Anthropological Instituteshow more

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