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Muslims in Western Europe

Jorgen Nielsen

Muslims in Western Europe

Jorgen Nielsen

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This is an expanded edition of a survey of the development of Muslim communities throughout Europe, including a comparison of the origins, ethnic composition, distribution and organizational patterns in each. This edition includes material from Spain and Italy, plus a new section on Scotland.

- Publisher This work sets out to provide an introduction to the social, political, cultural and religious positions of Muslims living in Europe today. Jorgen Nielsen begins with a brief account of early Muslim presences in Europe. He then gives a detailed survey of 20th-century Muslim immigration, considering its courses and causes. In the second part of the book he examines, country by country, the specific situation in each of the European countries. He considers how the Muslim communities have developed differently and compares their origins, their present day ethnic composition, disribution and organizational patterns, and the political, legal and cultural contxts in which they exist.;A major section of the book is devoted to the comparative consideration of issues common to Muslims in all Western European countries, namely the role of the family, and the question of worship, organization, education and religious thought.;This edition provides new material from Spain and Italy, a new section on Scotland and an index.

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This is an expanded edition of a survey of the development of Muslim communities throughout Europe, including a comparison of the origins, ethnic composition, distribution and organizational patterns in each. This edition includes material from Spain and Italy, plus a new section on Scotland.
- Publisher

This work sets out to provide an introduction to the social, political, cultural and religious positions of Muslims living in Europe today. Jorgen Nielsen begins with a brief account of early Muslim presences in Europe. He then gives a detailed survey of 20th-century Muslim immigration, considering its courses and causes. In the second part of the book he examines, country by country, the specific situation in each of the European countries. He considers how the Muslim communities have developed differently and compares their origins, their present day ethnic composition, disribution and organizational patterns, and the political, legal and cultural contxts in which they exist.;A major section of the book is devoted to the comparative consideration of issues common to Muslims in all Western European countries, namely the role of the family, and the question of worship, organization, education and religious thought.;This edition provides new material from Spain and Italy, a new section on Scotland and an index.
- Publisher

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  • Catalogue Code 103227
  • Product Code 0748606173
  • EAN 9780748606177
  • Pages 200
  • Department Academic
  • Category World Religions
  • Sub-Category Islam & Muslim
  • Publisher Edinburgh University Press
  • Publication Date May 1995
  • Dimensions 216 x 138 x 22 mm
  • Weight 0.317kg

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