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Author Dressler, Markus, author

Title Writing religion : the making of Turkish Alevi Islam / Markus Dressler
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Series Reflection and theory in the study of religion series
Reflection and theory in the study of religion.
Summary Markus Dressler tells the story of how a number of marginalized socioreligious communities, traditionally and derogatorily referred to as Kizilbas ('Redhead'), captured the attention of the late Ottoman and early Republican Turkish nationalists and were gradually integrated into the newly formulated identity of secular Turkish nationalists
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on Aug 2, 2013)
Subject Nosairians -- Turkey -- History.
Islamic sects -- Turkey -- History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199346103 (ebook)