The Golden Age of Islam / Edition 1

The Golden Age of Islam / Edition 1

by Maurice Lombard
     
 

Writing within the Annales school, French historian Maurice (1904- 65) links the expansion and efflorescence of Islamic civilization from the seventh through the eleventh centuries to the conjunction of underlying structures of geography, geological deposits, and human populations. Islam dans sa première grandeur was assembled from lecture notesSee more details below

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Writing within the Annales school, French historian Maurice (1904- 65) links the expansion and efflorescence of Islamic civilization from the seventh through the eleventh centuries to the conjunction of underlying structures of geography, geological deposits, and human populations. Islam dans sa première grandeur was assembled from lecture notes and similar materials after his death and published by Editions Flammarion in 1971. The English translation by Joan Spencer was first published by Elsevier in 1975. There is no bibliography. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558763227
Publisher:
Wiener, Markus Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
259
Sales rank:
442,296
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.76(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Contentsv
List of figuresvii
Prefaceix
Introduction1
Part IThe Territories of Islam: Regions and Networks
Chapter 1The Isthmus region15
Chapter 2The Iranian World29
Chapter 3The Muslim West51
Chapter 4The linguistic factor88
Part IIMonetary Power and Urban Rhythms
Chapter 5Monetary problems101
Chapter 6Urban expansion and consumer demand118
Chapter 7Social movements and the organization of labour146
Part IIIThe Dynamics of Trade
Chapter 8Production and trading commodities161
Chapter 9Commercial exchange in the Muslim World204
Conclusion235
Index241

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