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Title:The social structure of Islam: being the second edition of The sociology of Islam
Author:Levy, ReubenISNI
City of publisher:Cambridge
Publisher:University Press
Geographic term:Islamic countries
Abstract:This revised edition incorporates the results of research done since the publication of the 1st edition in 2 vol. in 1931 and 1933. After an introductory chapter on the history and development of Islam there follows a detailed discussion of common characteristics of Muslim peoples insight into their differences, the ways Islam has adapted itself to local customs and ideas encountered among the peoples it conquered Present day conditions are almost totally neglected. Bibliography - Idex.