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EPis perhaps the first anthropologist who studied Muslim soceity per se

Evans-Pritchard, E.E. 1949. The Sanusi of Cyrenaica. Oxford: Clarendon.
第一位 人類學者分別討論伊斯蘭的一個蘇飛制度,而非將其丟給東方學學者。

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It is striking that professional anthropologists who conducted fieldwork in many colonial settings in the twentieth century in Africa and Asia tended to ignore Islam and Muslim societies or simply left the study of Islam and Muslims to historians and/or those trained as Orientalists (see Launay 2006; Soares 2000). Some anthropologists did, however, write about Islam and Muslims at the height of European colonial rule, notably E.E. Evans-Pritchard. His study of the Sanusiyya – a Sufi order – in Libya (Evans-Pritchard 1949) was perhaps the first anthropological study focused on Islam and Muslim society per se.

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