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palwasha sajjad sajjadpalwasha at gmail.com
Mon Nov 16 10:46:42 UTC 2015


Dear Tristan

I am a student of PhD in University of Southampton, UK. I am working on
Language policy in Pakistan. I was just wondering if would be able to get a
free promotional copy of your book titled as "*Nationalis*m, Language, and
Muslim Exceptionalism".
It would be great help.

Many Thanks


*Palwasha Sajjad*
PhD Scholar
Modern Languages
University of Southampton
 UK.
Email: ps1c13 at soton.ac.uk


On Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 2:12 PM, Harold Schiffman <hfsclpp at gmail.com> wrote:

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>  Forwarded From: Tristan Mabry <mabryt at mac.com>
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> Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:42:35 -0700
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> New Book: 'Nationalism, Language, and Muslim Exceptionalism'
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> Dear Colleagues,
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> I have just published a book with the University of Pennsylvania Press
> that may be of interest to the community regarding nationalism, language
> politics, and Islamism.  Promo copy from the publisher is below.
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> Many thanks,
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> Tristan
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> Tristan James Mabry, PhD
> Department of National Security Affairs
> Naval Postgraduate School
> Monterey, CA 93943
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> tjmabry at nps.edu
> 831-915-7491
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> *Nationalism, Language, and Muslim Exceptionalism*
> Tristan James Mabry
> University of Pennsylvania Press
> 312 pages | 6 x 9 | 6 illus.
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> *"An entirely original and important contribution to the study of
> nationalism, this book brings together a broad range of ideas about
> ethnicity, language, and religion and deftly weaves together an elegant
> theory that not only explains why some Muslim societies choose to turn
> toward or away from fundamentalism but what to do about it."—John A. Hall,
> James McGill Professor in Sociology, McGill University*
> In an era of ethnopolitical conflict and constitutional change worldwide,
> nationalist and Islamist movements are two of the most powerful forces in
> global politics. However, the respective roles played by nationalism and
> Islamism in Muslim separatist movements have until recently been poorly
> understood. The conventional view foregrounds Muslim exceptionalism, which
> suggests that allegiance to the nation of Islam trumps ethnic or national
> identity. But as Tristan James Mabry shows, language can be a far more
> reliable indicator of a Muslim community's commitment to nationalist or
> Islamist struggles.
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> Drawing on fieldwork in Iraq, Pakistan, India, Indonesia, and the
> Philippines, *Nationalism, Language, and Muslim Exceptionalism* examines
> and compares the ethnopolitical identity of six Muslim
> separatist movements. There are variations in secularism and
> ethnonationalism among the cases, but the key factor is the presence or
> absence of a vernacular print culture—a social cement that binds a literate
> population together as a national group. Mabry shows that a strong print
> culture correlates with a strong ethnonational identity, and a strong
> ethnonational identity correlates with a conspicuous absence of Islamism.
> Thus, Islamism functions less as an incitement, more as an opportunistic
> pull with greater influence when citizens do not have a strong
> ethnonational bond. An innovative perspective firmly grounded in
> empirical research, *Nationalism, Language, and Muslim Exceptionalism* has
> important implications for scholars and policymakers alike.
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> http://www.upenn.edu/pennpress/book/15372.html
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