Narrative social structure : anatomy of the Hadith transmission network, 610-1505
This book presents the first attempt by a sociologist to unearth the long hadith transmission network from ancient historical sources and analyze it using the most recent qualitative and quantitative analytical tools.
Print Book, English, 2005
Stanford University Press, Stanford, Calif, 2005
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Social and literary structure of isnad : whose narrative?
The ceaseless synergy between literary and social structures
Reconstructing the Hadith transmission network : narratives into networks
From synchronic to diachronic methods : temporal constraints on action
Social and literary dynamics of authority formation : the macro-level LRS effect
Narrative and sociology of intellectuals : from Ibn Khaldun to Collins
On the shoulders of giants : chain of memory and the micro-level LRS effect
Conclusion : speech and action conjoined on the diachronic axis