Muslim Turkistan (Hardcover)

Kazak Religion and Collective Memory

By B. Privratsky, Bruce G. Privratsky

Routledge, 9780700712977, 321pp.

Publication Date: June 29, 2001

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This ethnography of Muslim life among the Kazaks of Central Asia describes the sacralisation of land and ethnic identity, local understanding of Islamic purity, the Kazak ancestor cult and domestic spirituality, and pilgrimage to the tombs of Sufi saints.