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Between politics and preaching: the Tunisian al-Nahda movement in the city of Sousse, 1973-2014

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Research on Islamist movements in the Middle East and North Africa has tended to focus on leaders and ideologues to explain transformation over time. This thesis, however, is a political ethnography of the Tunisian al-Nahda movement that focuses on one city to present a fine-grained micro-study of the shifting trajectories of an Islamist organisation. The main original finding is that the relationship between politics and preaching in the practice of Islamism can be conflicting and irrecon...

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Rory McCarthy More by this author

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Department:
St Antony's College
Role:
Supervisor
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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