Arabic Historical Thought in the Classical Period / Edition 1

Arabic Historical Thought in the Classical Period / Edition 1

by Tarif Khalidi, Khalidi Tarif
     
 

ISBN-10: 052158938X

ISBN-13: 9780521589383

Pub. Date: 09/28/1996

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In a work that surveys an entire tradition of historical thought and writing across a span of eight-hundred years, Tarif Khalidi examines how Arabic-Islamic culture of the premodern period viewed the past, how it recorded it, and how it sought to answer the many complex questions associated with the discipline of history.

Overview

In a work that surveys an entire tradition of historical thought and writing across a span of eight-hundred years, Tarif Khalidi examines how Arabic-Islamic culture of the premodern period viewed the past, how it recorded it, and how it sought to answer the many complex questions associated with the discipline of history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521589383
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

l. The birth of tradition; 2. History and hadith; 3. History and adab; 4. History and hikma; 5. History and siyasa; Conclusion.

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