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Author Warburg, Margit.
Title Citizens of the world : a history and sociology of the Bahaʹis from a globalisation perspective / by Margit Warburg.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006.

Series Numen book series. Studies in the history of religions, 0169-8834 ; v. 106
Studies in the history of religions ; 106.
Subject Globalization -- Religious aspects -- Bahai Faith.
Bahai Faith -- History.
Religion and sociology.
Series Numen book series. Studies in the history of religions, 0169-8834 ; v. 106
Studies in the history of religions ; 106.
Subject Globalization -- Religious aspects -- Bahai Faith.
Bahai Faith -- History.
Religion and sociology.
Description 1 online resource (xxx, 592 pages, 18 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 543-576) and index.
Contents ""CONTENTS""; ""LIST OF FIGURES, TABLES, MAPS AND ILLUSTRATIONS""; ""PREFACE""; ""CHAPTER ONE WHEN THE GLOBAL MEETS THE LOCAL""; ""Citizens of the World""; ""The Baha�i Religion�One of the Old “New Religions�""; ""The Historical Development of the Baha�i Religion""; ""The Baha�i Organisation""; ""The Baha�i Communities""; ""Contemporary Baha�i Beliefs and Religious Practices""; ""Social Teachings""; ""Globalisation and the Baha�i Message""; ""CITIZENS OF THE WORLD�Scope and Contents""; ""The Globalisation Perspective""; ""The Making of Baha�i into a Global Religion""
""From the Global Perspective to the Individual""""Global Centre and Global Periphery""; ""Studying the Baha�is""; ""Sources for the Study of the Baha�is""; ""The Baha�i Language""; ""Some Considerations on Methodology""; ""Issues of Terminology""; ""CHAPTER TWO APPROACHES TO BABI AND BAHA�I STUDIES""; ""Early European Studies of Babism and Baha�i""; ""Josef Arthur de Gobineau""; ""E. G. Browne""; ""The Baha�i Ambivalence towards Browne""; ""A.-L.-M. Nicolas and Later Scholars""; ""Babi and Baha�i Studies Resumed""; ""General Monographs, Surveys and Source Compilations""
""Surveys and Encyclopaedic Works""""Published Sources of Babi and Baha�i History""; ""Histories of Western Baha�i Communities""; ""Baha�i Theology""; ""Baha�is in the East""; ""Baha�is in the West""; ""Histories by the Baha�i Leadership""; ""New Religious Movement or World Religion?""; ""The Review Controversy and its Background""; ""The Harmony of Science and Religion?""; ""A Parallel in the Study of Christianity""; ""CHAPTER THREE DEVELOPMENT OF A GLOBALISATION PERSPECTIVE""; ""Characteristics of Globalisation""; ""The Historical Uniqueness of Globalisation""
""Approaches to Globalisation""""From World System Theories to Globalisation Theories""; ""Roland Robertson�s Concept of Relativisation""; ""Peter Beyer�s Approach""; ""Roland Robertson�s Global Field Model""; ""A Theory or a Model?""; ""An Evaluation of Roland Robertson�s Global Field Model""; ""The “Societal Level� in Robertson�s Global Field Model""; ""Totality and Dynamics of the Global Field Model""; ""Robertson�s Global Field Model in a Historical Perspective""; ""The Emergence of Baha�i and the Take-off of Globalisation""
""Development of the Dual Global Field Model""""Transnational Imagined Communities""; ""The Dual Global Field Model""; ""Generalisation of the Dual Global Field Model""; ""Summary of the Elements of the Dual Global Field Model""; ""Cosmopolitanism and the Dual Global Field Model""; ""GEMEINSCHAFT and GESELLSCHAFT Revisited""; ""Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft as Ideal Types""; ""Robertson�s Use of Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft""; ""The Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft Aspects of Modern Societies""; ""A Model of Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft as two complementary ideal types""
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789047407461 (electronic bk.)
9047407466 (electronic bk.)
9004143734 (alk. paper)
9789004143739 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 234309958
Additional Format Print version: Warburg, Margit. Citizens of the world. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006 9004143734 9789004143739 (DLC) 2006042601 (OCoLC)64487295