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Synopsis: A journalist explores his family’s history to reveal the hybrid cultural and political landscape of Pakistan, the world’s first Islamic democracy
Shahan Mufti’s family history, which he can trace back fourteen hundred years to the inner circle of the prophet Muhammad, offers an enlightened perspective on the mystifying history of Pakistan. Mufti uses the stories of his ancestors, many of whom served as judges and jurists in Muslim sharia courts of South Asia for many centuries, to reveal the deepest roots—real and imagined—of Islamic civilization in Pakistan.
More than a personal history, The Faithful Scribe captures the larger story of the world’s first Islamic democracy, and explains how the state that once promised to bridge Islam and the West is now threatening to crumble under historical and political pressure, and why Pakistan’s destiny matters to us all.
About the Author: Shahan Mufti is a journalist who has written about Pakistan and the political evolution of Islam for Harper’s, Atlantic Monthly, New York Times Magazine, The Nation, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, and many others. He splits his time between Pakistan and Richmond, Virginia, where he lives with his wife and teaches journalism at the University of Richmond. You can learn more about him and his work at his Web site, shahanmufti.com.
Title: The Faithful Scribe: A Story of Islam, ...
Publisher: Other Press (NY)
Publication Date: 2013
Book Condition: New
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Book Description OTHER PRESS. Book Condition: Very Good. Num Pages: 360 pages, black & white illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1FKP; HBJF1; HRH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 161 x 34. Weight in Grams: 610. Fine in fine dustjacket. 2013. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # KTJ0042717
Book Description OTHER PRESS, 2013. Book Condition: Very Good. Num Pages: 360 pages, black & white illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1FKP; HBJF1; HRH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 161 x 34. Weight in Grams: 610. Fine in fine dustjacket. 2013. Hardcover. . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # KTJ0042717
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Book Description Other Press, New York, 2013. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. A story of Islam, Pakistan, Family, and War. Tiny remainder dot on the bottom edge. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Remainder. Bookseller Inventory # 018915
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Book Description Other Press, New York, NY, 2013. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. NYC: Other Press, 2013. 1st edition, F/F. Illustrated with b & w photos. Includes family tree, 2 maps, principal figures and acknowledgments. The history of Pakistan, Islam's first democracy, through the eyes of the author's family history, traced back 1,400 years to the inner circle of Muhammad. Fascinating portrait of a long-lasting prominent family. Nice copy. RDN13. Bookseller Inventory # 002362
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