Islamic Civilization

Islamic Civilization

History, Contributions, and Influence : A Compendium of Literature

Book - 2006
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In the post-9/11 environment, there has been an explosion of interest about things Islamic. While much of the new literature is refreshingly positive, some seems to reflect a revival of the centuries-old, well-embedded misconceptions about the Islamic world. This book is partly a complement to that interest, with coverage relating to the literature that the author accumulated over the last 15-20 years in connection with other research endeavors pertaining to the early Islamic social thought. This readily accessible compendium of literature on Islamic civilization represents a window to some of the literature pertaining to Islamic history, contributions to knowledge, and the influence of that reservoir once it was assimilated in medieval Europe. It is unique in that it presents more than mere annotations; it is a compendium of "literature briefs"--detailed and focused descriptions--of each of the over 600 books and articles covered. Students, research scholars, and professionals will find this book to be full of useful sources and stimulus for further reading.
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2006.
ISBN: 9780810852648
0810852640
Branch Call Number: 909.09767
Characteristics: x, 547 p. ; 24 cm.

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