Islam Obscured: The Rhetoric of Anthropological Representation

@inproceedings{Varisco2005IslamOT,
  title={Islam Obscured: The Rhetoric of Anthropological Representation},
  author={D. Varisco},
  year={2005}
}
Daniel Martin Varisco’s Islam Obscured: The Rhetoric of Anthropological Representation provides a very sound and well-informed literary critique of Clifford Geertz’s Islam Observed (1968), Ernest Gellner’s Muslim Society (1981), Fatima Mernissi’s Beyond the Veil (1975), and Akbar Ahmed’s Discovering Islam (1988). The author, an experienced ethnographer of Middle Eastern societies, examines the treatments and representations of Islam in these seminal texts. After presenting his topic and… Expand