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Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim world

Author: Richard C Martin
Publisher: New York : Macmillan Reference USA : Thomson/Gale, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This two-volume set on Islam is a timely resource aimed at the general reader. More than 500 articles, 200-5,000 words in length, describe the Islamic world from its known beginnings to the present day. A 'Synoptic Outline of Entries' at the beginning of volume one presents a thematic overview of the encyclopedia that facilitates browsing. A glossary of terms and a pronunciation key appear at the end of volume two,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Encyclopédie (Descripteur de forme)
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim world.
New York : Macmillan Reference USA : Thomson/Gale, ©2004
(OCoLC)657158609
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard C Martin
ISBN: 0028656032 9780028656038 0028656040 9780028656045 0028656059 9780028656052 0028659120 9780028659121
OCLC Number: 52178942
Description: 2 volumes (xxxv, 823 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: V. 1. A-L --
v. 2. M-Z, index.
Responsibility: editor in chief, Richard C. Martin.
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"This two-volume set on Islam is a timely resource aimed at the general reader. More than 500 articles, 200-5,000 words in length, describe the Islamic world from its known beginnings to the present day. A 'Synoptic Outline of Entries' at the beginning of volume one presents a thematic overview of the encyclopedia that facilitates browsing. A glossary of terms and a pronunciation key appear at the end of volume two, followed by genealogies, timelines, and a detailed index."--"Reference that rocks," American Libraries, May 2005.

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