A To Z Of Islam

A To Z Of Islam

by Ludwig W. Adamec
     
 

Largely concentrating on influential individuals, institutions, and groups of people within Islam, Adamec (Middle Eastern studies, U. of Arizona) offers entries that discuss important historical information about Islam from its founding in the (Christian) year 610 to the current time. While brief biographies form the bulk of the material, there are also entries on… See more details below

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Largely concentrating on influential individuals, institutions, and groups of people within Islam, Adamec (Middle Eastern studies, U. of Arizona) offers entries that discuss important historical information about Islam from its founding in the (Christian) year 610 to the current time. While brief biographies form the bulk of the material, there are also entries on philosophical and legal concepts, important geographical sites, and other pertinent information. Adamec includes a chronology of Islam that lists important events and the development of philosophical and political movements. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810845053
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/2002
Series:
The a to Z Guide Series, #1
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
0.74(w) x 8.50(h) x 5.50(d)

Meet the Author

Ludwig W. Adamec is professor of Middle Eastern studies at the University of Arizona and has been director of its Near Eastern Center for 10 years. He is the author of Historical Dictionary of Afghanistan (Scarecrow Press, 2003) and Historical Dictionary of Afghan Wars, Revolutions, and Insurgencies (Scarecrow Press, 2005).

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