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Living Islamic History : Studies in Honour of Professor Carole Hillenbrand.

Author/Creator:
Suleiman, Yasir.
Publication:
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2010.
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Book
1 online resource (337 pages)
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Subjects:
Islam -- History.
Islam and culture.
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Electronic books.
Summary:
This book gathers original research from a range of leading international scholars from the UK, Europe and the USA, throwing new light on a set of topics in medieval Islamic history, Islamic doctrine and practice, and the interaction between Islam and the modern world.
Contents:
Cover
Copyright
Contents
Acknowledgements
Professor Carole Hillenbrand: List of Publications
Preface
1. The Origin of Key Shi ite Thought Patterns in Islamic History
2. Additions to The New Islamic Dynasties
3. Al-Tha alibi's Adab al-muluk, a Local Mirror for Princes
4. Religious Identity, Dissimulation and Assimilation: the Ismaili Experience
5. Saladin's Pious Foundations in Damascus: Some New Hypotheses
6. The Coming of Islam to Bukhara
7. A Barmecide Feast: the Downfall of the Barmakids in Popular Imagination
8. The History of the Patriarchs of the Egyptian Church as a Source for the History of the Seljuks of Anatolia
9. Genealogy and Exemplary Rulership in the Tarikh-i Chingiz Khan
10. Vikings and Rus in Arabic Sources
11. Qashani and Rashid al-Din on the Seljuqs of Iran
12. Exile and Return: Diasporas of the Secular and Sacred Mind
13. Clerical Perceptions of Sufi Practices in Late Seventeenth-Century Persia, II: Al-Hurr al-Amili (d. 1693) and the Debate on the Permissibility of Ghina
14. On Sunni Sectarianism
15. The Violence of the Abbasid Revolution
16. Nationalist Poetry, Conflict and Meta-linguistic Discourse
Bibliography
Contributors
Index.
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Contributor:
Al-Abdul Jader, Adel.
Bosworth, Professor C. Edmund.
Bray, Julia Ashtiany.
Daftary, Farhad.
Other format:
Print version: Suleiman, Yasir Living Islamic History
ISBN:
9780748642199
9780748637386
OCLC:
712995836