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The Islamic world

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam -- Encyclopedias,
  • Islamic countries -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    StatementJohn L. Esposito, editor in chief ; associate editors, Abdulaziz Sachedina ... [et al.]
    GenreEncyclopedias
    ContributionsEsposito, John L, Sachedina, Abdulaziz Abdulhussein, 1942-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS35.53 .I86 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17117917M
    ISBN 100195165209
    LC Control Number2003019665

      This book contains articles on historic cities of the Islamic world, ranging from West Africa to Malaysia, which over the centuries have been centres of culture and learning and of economic and commercial life, and which have contributed much to the consolidation of Islam as a faith and as a social and political institution. The articles have been taken from the 5/5(1). Books - Browse by category our wide variety of books. (Books for children listed seperately) THE QUR'AN & THE ARABIC LANGUAGE Quran in English Commentaries of the Qur'an Arabic Only Qur'ans Tajwidi Qur'ans Qur'an Translations in Spanish and Urdu Qur'an Translations in Other Languages Introductions, Themes and Scientific Proofs of the Qur'an .

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . An image of the Prophet Muhammad at the beginning of a book endows the volume with the highest form of blessing and sanctity. Thus, illustration of him was a common practice, particularly in the eastern regions of the Islamic world (see also Frequently Asked Questions).

    "The World in a Book is a superb, original study that makes a major contribution to the understanding of Arabo-Islamic cultural production, Mamluk history, and Arabic literature. Elias Muhanna's book is the first about al-Nuwayri's work in English and by far the finest in any language."—Li Guo, University of Notre Dame.   A scholarly exploration of the long-running rivalry between the two Arab oil juggernauts and their proxy wars in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen. Eminent historian and prolific author Hiro (The Longest August: The Unflinching Rivalry Between India and Pakistan, , etc.), who has written many books on Middle Eastern issues, focuses on a pertinent crucible of roiling .


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