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Heroes of the Age: Moral Fault Lines on the Afghan Frontier (Comparative Studies on Muslim Societies)

 
 
 
 
Heroes of the Age: Moral Fault Lines on the Afghan Frontier (Comparative Studies on Muslim Societies)
Author: David B. Edwards
ISBN 13: 9780520200647
ISBN 10: 520200640
Edition: N/A
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: 1996-11-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 334
List Price: $33.95
 
 

"This is a wonderful, absorbing, moving book."—Barbara Metcalf, University of California, Davis

"An original and significant work that is beautifully written and passionately engaged with material that is fascinating from start to finish. It is one of the best first books I have read in a long, long time."—Steven Caton, New School for Social Research

"A telling analytical juxtaposition of texts in family oral history, saint's legend, autobiography, and edict, amounting to a new approach to Middle Eastern discourse analysis and social history."—Margaret Mills, University of Pennsylvania