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Title: Pomaks of the Western Rhodopes (Bulgaria) : between ‘adat’ and ‘pure’ Islam

Creator:

Lubańska, Magdalena

Date issued/created:

2007

Resource type:

Text

Subtitle:

Ethnologia Polona 28 (2007)

Publisher:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology Polish Academy of Sciences

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Description:

24 cm

Type of object:

Book/Chapter

Abstract:

The article is an analysis based on ethnographical research of two types of Islam practised by Bulgarian-speaking Muslims (Pomaks) living in the Western Rhodopes — 'adat' and 'pure' Islam. Comparing those two types of Islam allows to grasp changes in religious life of Pomaks, leaving local tradition for models of religiosity imported from e.g. Saudi Arabia. Simultaneously it shows that those changes are a multidimensional process, difficult for univocal interpretation

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Relation:

Ethnologia Polona

Volume:

28

Start page:

125

End page:

139

Detailed Resource Type:

Article

Format:

application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:61466 ; 0137-4079

Source:

IAiE PAN, call no. P 366 ; IAiE PAN, call no. P 367 ; IAiE PAN, call no. P 368 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

Rights:

Rights Reserved - Restricted Access

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Copyright-protected material. Access only on terminals at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, may be used within the limits of statutory user freedoms.

Digitizing institution:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

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Library of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

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