Halevi on “Islam’s Global and Material Reformation in the Age of Rida, 1865–1935”

Leor Halevi (Vanderbilt University) recently published Modern Things on Trial: Islam’s Global and Material Reformation in the Age of Rida, 1865–1935 (Columbia University Press, 2019). "A description from the press: In cities awakening to global exchange under European imperial rule, Muslims encountered all sorts of strange and wonderful new things—synthetic toothbrushes, toilet paper, telegraphs, railways, gramophones, … Continue reading Halevi on “Islam’s Global and Material Reformation in the Age of Rida, 1865–1935”