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2b: Cambridge History of Islam

P M Holt (Ed)

2b: Cambridge History of Islam

P M Holt (Ed)

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' ... undoubtedly a very valuable and very much needed contribution to the field of Islamic studies. It is a thoroughly scholarly and often erudite presentation of the entire Muslim world that will be consulted by specialists and non-specialists for many years to come'. The Middle East Journal

- Publisher First published in 1970, The Cambridge History of Islam is a most comprehensive and ambitious collaborative survey of Islamic history and civilization. On publication it was welcomed as a work useful both for reference and reading, for the general reader, student and specialist alike. It has now been reprinted, with corrections, and for ease of handling the original two hardcover volumes have each been divided into two separate paperbacks.

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' ... undoubtedly a very valuable and very much needed contribution to the field of Islamic studies. It is a thoroughly scholarly and often erudite presentation of the entire Muslim world that will be consulted by specialists and non-specialists for many years to come'. The Middle East Journal
- Publisher

First published in 1970, The Cambridge History of Islam is a most comprehensive and ambitious collaborative survey of Islamic history and civilization. On publication it was welcomed as a work useful both for reference and reading, for the general reader, student and specialist alike. It has now been reprinted, with corrections, and for ease of handling the original two hardcover volumes have each been divided into two separate paperbacks.
- Publisher

Table Of Contents

  • List Of Plates
  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Part Viii. Islamic Society And Civilization: 1. The Geographical Setting
  • X. De Planhol
  • 2. The Sources Of Islamic Civilization G. E. Von Grunebaum
  • 3. Economy, Society, Institutions Claude Cahen
  • 4. Law And Justice J. Schacht
  • 5. Religion And Culture Louis Gardet
  • 6. Mysticism A. J. Arberry
  • 7. Revival And Reform In Islam Fazlur Rahman
  • 8a. Arabic Literature Irfan Shahid
  • 8b. Persian Literature E. Yar-shater
  • 8c. Turkish Literature Fahir Iz
  • 8d. Urdu Literature Aziz Ahmad.

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  • Catalogue Code 124438
  • Product Code 0521291380
  • EAN 9780521291385
  • Pages 580
  • Department Academic
  • Category World Religions
  • Sub-Category Islam & Muslim
  • Publisher Cambridge University Uk
  • Publication Date Apr 1977
  • Dimensions 227 x 151 x 29 mm
  • Weight 0.843kg

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