The Fear of the Immoderate Muslim: France’s Mission Civilisatrice and Alcoholism in Algeria, c. 1930-1962

Studer, Nina Salouâ (2021). The Fear of the Immoderate Muslim: France’s Mission Civilisatrice and Alcoholism in Algeria, c. 1930-1962 (Submitted). In: Alcohol, Psychiatry and Society. Manchester University Press

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From the beginning of the military conquest of the region, the majority of French observers mentioned that, before the advent of the French, the Algerian Muslims had strictly adhered to the Qur’anic prohibition against alcohol. This assumption was demonstrably untrue: The prohibition of alcohol in the Qur’an is clear, yet, historically, Muslims did not always translate the consumption of alcohol into a loss of religious identity.

Item Type:

Book Section (Book Chapter)

Division/Institute:

06 Faculty of Humanities > Department of Art and Cultural Studies > Institute for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

UniBE Contributor:

Studer, Nina Salouâ

Subjects:

200 Religion > 290 Other religions
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 390 Customs, etiquette & folklore
900 History > 940 History of Europe
900 History > 960 History of Africa

Publisher:

Manchester University Press

Language:

English

Submitter:

Nina Salouâ Studer

Date Deposited:

25 Jun 2020 11:01

Last Modified:

25 Jun 2020 11:01

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/143004

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