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Islamic and Middle Eastern geographers and travellers

Ian Richard Netton

Islamic and Middle Eastern geographers and travellers

by Ian Richard Netton

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Ian Richard Netton
SeriesCritical concepts in Islamic thought
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG93 .I75 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination4 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24486308M
ISBN 100415351898, 0415351901, 041535191X, 0415351928, 0415351936
ISBN 109780415351898, 9780415351904, 9780415351911, 9780415351928, 9780415351935
LC Control Number2007036690
OCLC/WorldCa169875059

This is a Festschrift for Abraham/Avrom Udovitch, who for over three decades taught in the Near Eastern Studies Department at Princeton University, amongst many We use cookies to enhance your experience on our continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of : C. Edmund Bosworth. The "Islamic world" includes all of the Arabic countries, as well as neighboring Turkey and Iran. the term "Middle East" has been translated and adopted into many Middle Eastern languages.

  Medieval Islamic Civilization examines the socio-cultural history of the regions where Islam took hold between the seventh and sixteenth century. This important two-volume work contains over alphabetically arranged entries, contributed and signed by international scholars and experts in fields such as Arabic languages, Arabic literature, architecture, art history, history, history of 5/5(1). The Muslim world is tremendously rich and diverse, yet few Westerners are familiar with the writings and teachings of a culture that in recent months has come to the forefront of world events. In their insightful new anthology The Middle East and Islamic World Reader, historians Marvin E. Gettleman and Stuart Schaar have assembled a broad selection of documents and contemporary scholarship to 4/5(2).

“Edward genially enough did not disagree with what I said, but he didn't seem to admit my point, either.I wanted to press him harder so I veered close enough to the ad hominem to point out that his life—the life of the mind, the life of the book collector and music lover and indeed of the gallery-goer, appreciator of the feminine and occasional boulevardier—would become simply unlivable.   Most of these travellers are well known in Europe, in particular Ibn Battuta and Zheng He. What makes you think nobody knows of these great men. Unfortunately there was more culture in Islam or years ago and it has all gone down the drain because of inter-islamic strife between Sunni and Shia and the rise of backward looking Wahhabism.


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