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Cosmopolitanisms in Muslim Contexts: Perspectives from the Past

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By: Derryl N. MacLean
Sikeena Karmali Ahmed, Editor

Volume: 2 Issue: 3

March 2014

Review by:

Ian Campbell, PhD

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA

This volume is a collection of essays loosely centered around the notion of cosmopolitanism, the editors’ choice of the plural cosmopolitanisms was wise, as the individual essays have rather different perspectives on what constitutes “cosmopolitanism.” This is not to say that these perspectives are mutually contradictory so much as address fields so disparate as to have comparatively little in common. While many of the essays are quite interesting and thought-provoking, and all are thoroughly researched…

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