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The orange trees of Marrakesh : Ibn Khaldun and the science of man / Stephen Frederic Dale.

Author/Creator:
Dale, Stephen Frederic author.
Publication:
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 383 pages : illustration, map ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Ibn Khaldūn, 1332-1406.
Ibn Khaldūn, 1332-1406. Kitāb al-ʻibar. Muqaddimah.
Historiography -- Africa, North.
Historians -- Islamic Empire -- Biography.
Islamic learning and scholarship -- History.
History -- Philosophy.
Kitāb al-ʻibar (Ibn Khaldūn).
Historians.
Historiography.
Islamic learning and scholarship.
North Africa.
Islamic Empire.
Form/Genre:
Biography.
History.
Contents:
Introduction: principles and purpose
Ibn Khaldun's world
The two paths to knowledge
A scholar-official in a dangerous world
The method and the model
The rational state and the laissez faire economy
The science of man
Conclusion: a question of knowledge.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780674967656 (alk. paper)
0674967658 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
906121523
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