Islam and Progress
A comaprison of the approaches to reform taken by Ottoman Empire reformer Abdullah Cevdet and Persian Empire reformer Malkum Khan at the end of the nineteenth century.
# 133454 | 2,250 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2007 |
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in History (Leaders) , History (Middle Eastern) , History (Religion) , History (European - 19th century)
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The paper examines the similarities in the approaches to reform taken by Ottoman Empire reformer Abdullah Cevdet and Persian Empire reformer Malkum Khan at the end of the nineteenth century. The paper discusses how both men saw similar issues at work in the encounter of culture, politics and economics between their empires and the European influence and strove to integrate modern ideas with Islamic principles.
From the Paper:"This paper seeks to explore the similarity in the conditions that prevailed in both the Ottoman and Persian empires at the end of the nineteenth century, and the challenges posed to those empires by their proximity to, involvement with and exposure to European commerce, science and ideas. In particular, this paper examines the approaches taken by two reformers, Abdullah Cevdet in the Ottoman Empire and Malkum Khan in the Persian Empire, to the problem of modernization on the one hand, and the need to retain the integrity of the Islamic religion and the independence..."
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