A History of Islamic Societies / Edition 2

A History of Islamic Societies / Edition 2

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by Ira M. Lapidus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521770564

ISBN-13: 9780521770569

Pub. Date: 08/28/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The civilizations and patterns of Muslim life throughout the world are traced from the formative eras through their significant development and ultimate transformation under the forces of technological change.  See more details below

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The civilizations and patterns of Muslim life throughout the world are traced from the formative eras through their significant development and ultimate transformation under the forces of technological change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521770569
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
1000
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 2.05(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
List of maps
Lists of tables and figures
Preface and acknowledgments to the first edition
Preface and acknowledgments to the second edition
Publisher's preface
Pt. IThe Origins of Islamic Civilization: The Middle East from c.600 to c.1200
Introduction: Middle Eastern societies before the advent of Islam3
1Arabia10
2The life of the Prophet18
3The Arab conquests and the socio-economic bases of empire31
4The Caliphate45
5Cosmopolitan Islam: the Islam of the imperial elite67
6Urban Islam: the Islam of the religious elites81
7Islamic culture and the separation of state and religion99
8The fall of the 'Abbasid empire103
9The post-'Abbasid Middle Eastern state system112
10Muslim communities and Middle Eastern societies133
11The collective ideal147
12The Personal Ethic156
Conclusion: The Middle Eastern Islamic paradigm183
Pt. IIThe Worldwide Diffusion of Islamic Societies from the Tenth to the Nineteenth Centuries
Introduction: the Islamic world and the rise of Europe197
13Iran: the Mongol, Timurid, and Safavid empires226
14The Turkish migrations and the Ottoman empire248
15The Arab Middle East283
16Islamic North Africa and Spain to the nineteenth century299
17Inner Asia from the Mongol conquests to the nineteenth century337
18The Indian subcontinent: the Delhi Sultanates and the Mughal empire356
19The formation of Islamic societies in Southeast Asia382
20Islam in Sudanic, savannah, and forest West Africa400
21Islam in East Africa and the rise of European colonial empires429
Conclusion: the varieties of Islamic society443
Pt. IIIThe Modern Transformation: Muslim Peoples in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Introduction: modernity and the transformation of Muslim societies453
22Iran: state and religion in the modern era469
23The dissolution of the Ottoman empire and the modernization of Turkey489
24Egypt: secularism and Islamic modernity512
25The Arab Middle East: Arabism, military states, and Islam535
26North Africa in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries586
27The Indian subcontinent: India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh620
28Islam in Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines652
29Inner Asia under Russian and Chinese rule; the Caucasus and Afghanistan684
30Islam in West Africa732
31Islam in East Africa761
32Muslims in Europe and America785
Conclusion: secularized Islam and Islamic revival814
Glossary873
Bibliography884
Index941

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A History of Islamic Societies 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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This book closely follows the highly respected Cambridge History of Islam. It summarizes, updates, and sometimes expands on topics in that work. It is especially useful as a companion volume to the Cambridge History, but is a valuable resource on Islamic society and history by itself.