“A visit de-drive in various fields of learning. It takes world-city and world-history written works to a larger amount of profundity and comprehension. It is hard to envision an additionally spearheading, inside and out investigation of world urban communities.” Ramon Grosfoguel, Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley “A striking and unique discourse of three extraordinary sacrosanct urban areas crosswise over time, and their change by patriotism in the advanced world.” Immanuel Wallerstein, Yale University Far from bringing forth a time of resilience, innovation has made the social premise of division and avoidance. This book expounds this provocative case as it investigates the rich yet isolated accounts of three urban communities situated at the junction of Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. Numerous spectators assume that savagery is incorporated with these sacrosanct urban communities in light of the fact that their natives stick to religious or social goals of some bygone age; just when this history is defeated would citizens be able to enter another period of fellowship. Samman convinces us to refocus our consideration on innovation, which has ingrained upsetting difficulties all things considered. He indicates how these holy places long back entered the cutting edge world where worldwide political and monetary powers fuel patriotism and local divisions. On the off chance that we are to determine profound clashes we should rethink the institutional premise on which advancement, as opposed to religion, is built.
Cities of God and Nationalism: Rome, Mecca, and Jerusalem as Contested Sacred World Cities. 

 

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 9.1 × 6.1 × 0.8 cm
EAN

9781594512933

Binding

Hardcover

Edition

1

ISBN

1594512930

Author

Khaldoun Samman

Manufacturer

Routledge

NumberOfItems

1

NumberOfPages

290

Publisher

Routledge

ReleaseDate

2007-11-15

Studio

Routledge

PublicationDate

2007-11-15

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