Muslims in Interwar Europe: A Transcultural Historical Perspective
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Muslims in Interwar Europe: A Transcultural Historical Perspective

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Muslims in Interwar Europe provides a comprehensive overview of the history of Muslims in interwar Europe. Based on personal and official archives, memoirs, press writings and correspondences, the contributors analyse the multiple aspects of the global Muslim religious, political and intellectual affiliations in interwar Europe. They argue that Muslims in interwar Europe were neither simply visitors nor colonial victims, but that they constituted a group of engaged actors in the European and international space.Contributors are Ali Al Tuma, Egdūnas Račius, Gerdien Jonker, Klaas Stutje, Naomi Davidson, Pieter Sjoerd van Koningsveld, Umar Ryad, Zaur Gasimov and Wiebke Bachmann.

Table of Contents
  • Muslims in Interwar Europe: A Transcultural Historical Perspective
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of Figures
  • 1: Introduction: Towards a Trans-Cultural History of Muslims in Interwar Europe
  • 2: In Search of Religious Modernity: Conversion to Islam in Interwar Berlin
  • 3: Salafiyya, Ahmadiyya, and European Converts to Islam in the Interwar Period
  • 4: Conversion of European Intellectuals to Islam: The Case of Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje alias ?Abd al-Ghaffar
  • 5: Muslim Bodies in the Metropole: Social Assistance and “Religious” Practice in Interwar Paris
  • 6: Indonesian Islam in Interwar Europe: Muslim Organizations in the Netherlands and Beyond
  • 7: Moros y Cristianos: Religious Aspects of the Participation of Moroccan Soldiers in the Spanish Civil War (1936–1939)
  • 8: Muslims of Interwar Lithuania: The Predicament of a Torn Autochthonous Ethno-Confessional Community
  • 9: Transnational Life in Multicultural Space: Azerbaijani and Tatar Discourses in Interwar Europe
  • Index
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