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Al-Shahi, Ahmed

Overview
Works: 40 works in 107 publications in 3 languages and 2,022 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Conference proceedings  History  Case studies  Literatures 
Roles: Author, Editor, Publishing director
Classifications: BP163, 297
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Most widely held works by Ahmed Al-Shahi
Islam in the modern world( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In recent years, events in the Islamic world have captured the attention of the West to an unprecedented degree. However, much of the media coverage of events like the Islamic revolution in Iran has merely reinforced current prejudices and misconceptions about Islam. This collection of essays, by specialists in a variety of disciplines, gives an impressionistic overview of contemporary Islam. Different areas of Islamic life are singled out for special attention; these include the problem of relations between Islam and the West, the role of the Sufi orders and the revival of religious
Wisdom from the Nile : a collection of folk-stories from northern and central Sudan( Book )

7 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaikhdoms of eastern Arabia by Peter Lienhardt( Book )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study concerns the traditional social, economic and political systems of the Arab sheikhdoms of the Gulf. It represents a an in-depth insight into the complex and varied cultural patterns of the Arabs, Persians and the people of the East African Coast in the 1950s, before the advent of oil wealth radically altered the style of life and expectations of the people living in these sheikdoms. Lienhardt discusses the tribal structure, relations between men and women, the economics of pearl fishing, the growth of towns and the complex relationship between the ruling sheikhs and their subjects. His findings offer a key to the understanding of the political system and the transition from the tribal to the class system
Themes from northern Sudan by Ahmed Al-Shahi( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Diversity of the Muslim community : anthropological essays in memory of Peter Lienhardt( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Middle East and North African immigrants in Europe by Ahmed Al-Shahi( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

EU specialists discuss issues regarding Middle Eastern and North African immigrants, such as legislation, assimilation, multiculturalism, community formation, citizenship, political participation, and religious and cultural identities
Disorientations : a society in flux : Kuwait in the 1950s by Peter Lienhardt( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La république du Soudan by Ahmed Al-Shahi( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in French and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racist murder and pressure group politics by Norman Dennis( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Arab house : proceedings of the colloquium held in the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 15/16 March 1984 by Colloquium on the Arab House( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Arab world( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bild der Völker( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sudan : a long transition into two states( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vorderasien und Nordafrika( Book )

3 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Themes for northern Sudan by Ahmed Al-Shahi( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Special issue in memory of Godfrey Lienhardt( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthropological study of a Sudanese Shaiqiya village (Nuri) by Ahmed Al-Shahi( )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The diversity of the Muslim community anthropolog. essays on memory of Peter Lienhardt( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Al-Ṭayyib Ṣāliḥ : seventy candles( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Middle East and North African immigrants in Europe : Islam, citizenship, and transnational links( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Islam in the modern world
Alternative Names
Aḥmad al-Shahī

Aḥmad Salmān al-Shahī

Ahmed Al-Shahi

Al-Shahi Ahmed

Šāhī, Aḥmad al-

S̆āhī, Aḥmad as̆-

Shahī, Aḥmad

Shahī, Aḥmad Salmān

Shahi, Ahmed Al-.

Shahi, Ahmed S. al-

Shahi, Ahmed Salman al-

Languages
English (77)

German (4)

French (4)

Covers
Shaikhdoms of eastern ArabiaRacist murder and pressure group politics