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Overview

For the second half of a two-course sequence in Muslim history, Islamic Civilization, and religious studies courses on Islam.

The history of the predominantly Muslim world is examined within the context of world history. It examines political, economic, and broad cultural developments, as well as specifically religious ones. The themes of the book are tradition and adaptation: It examines the tensions between the desire of Muslims to maintain continuity with their legacy and their recognition of the need to adapt to changing conditions.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132269698
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 8/29/2007
  • Series: MySearchLab Series 15% off Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 1,009,837
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Part One

Mongol Hegemony, 1260-1405

1. THE GREAT TRANSFORMATION

The Mongol Khanates

The Qipchaq Khanate

The Il-khanate

The Chaghatay Khanate

New Centers of Islamic Culture

The Mamluke Empire

The Delhi Sultanate

The Ottoman Sultanate

Scourges

Plague

Timur Lang

Conclusion

2. UNITY AND DIVERSITY IN ISLAMIC TRADITIONS

Intellectual Life in the Fourteenth Century

The End of the “Golden Age”?

Against All Odds

Law

The Queen of the Sciences

The “Closing of the Gate of Ijtihad”?

The Varieties of Religious Expression

“Orthodoxy” and “Heterodoxy”

The Proliferation of Sufi Groups

Conclusion

Part 2

Muslim Ascendancy, 1405-1750

3. THE CENTRAL MUSLIM LANDS

The Ottoman Empire

The Creation of an Empire

Society

The State

The Economy

Culture

From Dominance to Parity

The Arabian Peninsula

The Holy Cities

Yemen and Oman

The Eurasian Steppes

Conclusion

4. THE UMMA IN THE WEST

The Iberian Peninsula

Mudejars

Granada

Moriscos

The Maghrib

The Land

The Berber States

Crusaders, Corsairs, and Janissaries

The Regencies

Alawite Morocco

The Sudan

Trans-Saharan Trade

The Islamization of the Western and Central Sudan

The Islamization of the Eastern Sudan

The Intensification of the Slave Trade

Islam in the Sudan

Conclusion

5. CENTRAL ASIA AND IRAN

Central Asia

The Timurids

The Uzbek Khanate

The Islamization of Central Asia

Iran

The Nizaris Regroup

The Safavids: A Militant Sufi Order

The First Twelver Shìite Empire

The Apocalypse Postponed

Society

The State

The Decline of Tariqa Sufism

The Economy

Culture

The End of an Empire

Conclusion

6. SOUTH ASIA

South Asia after the Delhi Sultanate

Southern and Central South Asia

The Indo-Gangetic Plain

Islam in South Asia

Patterns of Muslim Influence

South Asian Sufism

An Ismàili Revival

The Timurids in South Asia: The Mughals

The Formation of the Mughal Empire

Society

The State

The Economy

Culture

The End of Imperial Rule

Conclusion

7. THE INDIAN OCEAN BASIN

A Muslim Lake

The East Coast of Africa

Berbera and the Land of the Zanj

The Impact of Imperialism

Kerala

The Land of Pepper

The Impact of Imperialism

Southeast Asia

The Malayo-Polynesian Lands

The Lure of the Spice Islands

The Impact of Imperialism

The Appeal of a Universal Faith

A Loss of Dynamism

Conclusion

Part 3

The World Turned Upside Down, 1750-Present

8. REFORM AND RENEWAL, 1750-1875

Developments within Twelver Shìism

The Growth of Mujtahid Authority

Twelver Ritual Life

Sunni Reform Movements

A Search for First Principles

Jihad Movements

European Intervention and Annexation

South Asia

Southeast Asia

The Indian Ocean Basin

The Caucasus and Central Asia

North Africa

Governmental Responses to External Threats

The Ottoman Empire

Iran

Cultural Fragmentation

Conclusion

9. THE LOSS OF SOVEREIGNTY, 1875-1920

European Imperialism, 1875-1914

The Balkans

North and West Africa

The Western Indian Ocean

Central Asia and Iran

Southeast Asia

Imperial Rule

Encounters with Tradition

Movements of Political and Social Reform

Movements of Religious Reform and Renewal

World War I

Conclusion

10. THE INTERWAR YEARS, 1920-1939

Independent Muslim States

The Republic of Turkey

The Pahlavi Monarchy of Iran

States in the Arabian Peninsula

The Kingdom of Afghanistan

Muslim Minorities in the USSR

Nationalist Movements

North Africa

The Eastern Arab World

South Asia

Southeast Asia

Islamic Movements

Tensions Between Secular and Religious Muslims

Religious Activists: Reformers and Traditionalists

The Muslim Brothers

Abu’l Àla Mawdudi

Tablighi Jamàat

Indonesian Religious Organizations

Women’s Issues

Conclusion

11. REGAINING SOVEREIGNTY, 1939-1970

World War II

The Middle East

Southeast Asia

Africa

South Asia

Formal Independence

The 1940s

The 1950s

The 1960s and 1970s

Muslim Minorities in the USSR and China

Disillusionment with Secular Nationalism

Pakistan

Indonesia

Iran

The Arab World

Turkey

Voices of Urgency

Conclusion

12. NEW DIRECTIONS, 1970-PRESENT

The Watershed Years

The Arab World

Iran

South Asia

Afghanistan

Southeast Asia

Responding to the Divine Imperative: Political Islam

Egypt and Jordan

Pakistan

Southeast Asia

North Africa

Turkey

Responding to the Divine Imperative: Jihadism

Jihad as the Means to Implement an Islamic State

Jihad as National Liberation

Global Jihad

Twenty-First-Century Challenges and Opportunities

A Siege Mentality

A Crisis of Authority

Economic and Social Issues

The Prospects for Islamism and Sufism

New Frontiers

Conclusion

Glossary

Index

Documents

Maps

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