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The times of history : universal topics in Islamic historiography / by Aziz Al-Azmeh.

Author/Creator:
ʻAẓmah, ʻAzīz.
Publication:
Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 310 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Pasts incorporated, 1786-1438 ; v. 4
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Subjects:
Islamic Empire -- Historiography.
Islam -- History -- Historiography.
Islamic civilization.
Contents:
Historical categorization
Tropes and temporalities of historiographic romanticism, modern and Islamic
Islam and the history of civilizations
Typological time, patterning and the past appropriated
Chronophagous discourse: a study of the clerico-legal appropriation of the world in an Islamic tradition
The Muslim canon from late antiquity to the era of modernism
History of the future
God's chronography and dissipative time
Rhetoric for the senses: a consideration of Muslim paradise narratives
Distractions of Clio: impasses and perspectives of historians' history
Islamic political thought: current historiography and the frame of history
Monotheistic monarchy
Acknowledgements
Index of subjects
Index of proper names.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Dorothy Mann Yeakel & Paul Herbert Yeakel Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Dorothy Mann Yeakel & Paul Herbert Yeakel Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9789637326738 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9637326731 (hbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
77831055