The Boundaries of Afghans’ Political Imagination
The Normative-Axiological Aspects of Afghan TraditioneBook - 2013
In this book, The Boundaries of Afghans' Political Imagination, the author seeks an answer to the question of how tradition, specifically its normative-axiological aspects, shapes the political attitudes and actions of the Afghans. The author points to two different concepts of social order which are moulded by the Pashtunwali: on the one hand, a tribal code which is part of Pashto language tradition; and on the other hand, by Sufism, the religious and philosophical current in Islam expressed...
Publisher: Newcastle-upon-Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013
Edition: 1st ed
Copyright Date: ©2013
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (209 pages)