The ethical soundscape : cassette sermons and Islamic counterpublics / Charles Hirschkind.

Charles Hirschkind's unique study explores how a popular Islamic media form - the cassette sermon - has profoundly transformed the political geography of the Middle East over the last three decades. An essential aspect of what is now called the Islamic Revival, the cassette sermon has become om...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hirschkind, Charles, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, [2006]
Series:Cultures of history.
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Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; NOTE ON TRANSCRIPTION; [1] INTRODUCTION; [2] ISLAM, NATIONALISM, AND AUDITION; [3] THE ETHICS OF LISTENING; [4] CASSETTES AND COUNTERPUBLICS; [5] RHETORICS OF THE DA 'IYA; [6] THE ACOUSTICS OF DEATH; [7] EPILOGUE; NOTES; WORKS CITED; INDEX.