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Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Khaldoun Samman
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-03 - Publisher: Routledge

"A tour-de-force in different fields of knowledge. It takes world-city and world-history literatures to a higher level of depth and understanding. It is difficult to imagine a more pioneering, in-depth study of world cities." Ramon Grosfoguel, Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley "A remarkable and original discussion
Cities of God and Nationalism
Language: en
Pages: 247
Authors: Khaldoun Samman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Routledge

A remarkable and original discussion of three great sacred cities across time, and their transformation by nationalism in the modern world. Immanuel Wallerstein, Yale University
Contested Holy Cities
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Michael Dumper
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-14 - Publisher: Routledge

Examining contestation and conflict management within holy cities, this book provides both an overview and a range of options available to those concerned with this increasingly urgent phenomenon. In cities in India, the Balkans and the Mediterranean, we can see examples where religion plays a dominant role in urban development
Power, Piety, and People
Language: en
Pages: 367
Authors: Michael Dumper
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-14 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Conflicts in cities that have particular religious significance often become intense, protracted, and violent. Why are holy cities so frequently contested, and how can these conflicts be mediated and resolved? In Power, Piety, and People, Michael Dumper explores the causes and consequences of contemporary conflicts in holy cities. He explains
Tourism, Pilgrimage and Intercultural Dialogue
Language: en
Pages: 213
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-21 - Publisher: CABI

Religious heritage and sacred sites offer an opportunity for visitors to explore a community's cultural knowledge. However, it is important to consider the role of interpretation, meaning, experience and narrative. This book is a timely re-assessment of the increasing interconnections between the management of diversity and religious tourism, and secular