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Islam in the Indian Ocean world : a brief history with documents

Author: Omar H Ali
Publisher: Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's, A Macmillan Education imprint, [2016] ©2016
Series: Bedford series in history and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Omar H Ali
ISBN: 9781457609770 1457609770
OCLC Number: 918594418
Language Note: Compilation of 41 source texts translated into English from various languages, with an introduction.
Description: xiv, 157 pages : map ; 22 cm.
Contents: Part One. Introduction: Expansion and Transformation of Islam in the Indian Ocean World. Muhammad and the Ummah ; Islamization and Afro-Asianization ; Map: the Indian Ocean world, ca. 1450 ; Arabia and Muslims beyond the Peninsula ; Merchants, law, and custom ; Sufis, Ulema, and society ; East Africa: Abyssinia and the Swahili coast ; South Asia: Delhi, the Deccan, and Malabar ; Southeast Asia: Sumatra, Malacca, and Aceh ; Conclusion --
Part Two. The Documents. Ibn Battuta, Marco Polo, and Zheng He: 1. Ibn Battuta, The Travels of Ibn Battuta, ca. 1350 ; 2. Marco Polo, The Travels of Marco Polo, ca. 1294 ; 3. Zheng He, The Overall Survey of the Ocean's Shores, 1433 --
Trade, society, and social customs: 4. Abd-er-Razzak, Narrative of the Journey of Abd-er-Razzak, 1442 ; 5. Muhammad Ibn Asad Jalal ud-din al-Dawwani, Jalalean Ethics, ca. 1475 ; 6. Ahmad Ibn Majid, Two Selections on Navigation: Book of Useful Information on the Rules of Navigation, 1490, Gathering of the Summarizing of the Concerning the First Principles of the Knowledge of the Seas, 1462 ; Zain al-Din al-Malibari, Gift of the Mujahidin, 1583 ; 8. Tomé Pires, Suma Oriental, 1512-1515 ; 9. Duarte Barbosa, The Book of Duarte Barbosa, ca. 1516 ; 10. Antoine Galland, The Thousand and One Nights, 1717 ; 11. Françoise Bernier, Travels in the Mogul Empire, ca. 1668 --
Islamic Law, the Qur'an, and Hadith: 12. The Azzan, ca. 622 ; Fakhr ud-din al-Razi, An Encyclopedia of the Sciences, ca. 1175 ; 14. Maulana Burhan ud-din Marghinani, Guidance, ca. 1195 ; 15. Abu Hamid Muhammad al-Ghazali, Revival of the Religious Sciences, ca. 1100 ; 16. Abu Amr Uthman, Letter to the Mamluk Sultan of Egypt, ca. 1392 ; 17. Ahmad al-Wansharisi, The Clear Measure, ca. 1485 ; 18. Selections from the Qur'an, ca. 610-632 ; 19. Sahih al-Bukhari, Selections from the Hadith, ca 846. Muslim Polities and Politics. 20. Chauncy H. Stigand, The Land of Zinj, 1913 ; 21. An Arabic Account of Kilwa Kisiwani, ca. 1520 ; 22. A Journal of the First Voyage of Vasco da Gama, 1497-1499 ; 23. Hans Mary, On the Sack of Kilwa and Mombasa, 1505 ; 24. Gulbadan Begum, The History of Humayun, ca. 1600 ; 25. Pieter van den Broecke, On Malik Ambar, ca. 1610 ; 26. Imperial Edict from Chittagong, Bengal, 1666 --
Conversion and Religious Practice. 27. Muhammad Ibn Jubayr, The Travels of Ibn Jubayr, 1183 ; 28. Pir Hassan Shah (attrib.), Nizari Isma'ili Qawali Devotional Songs: From His light He Created the Earth, ca. 1450, How Tired are My Eyes, ca. 1625 ; 29. The Chronicles of the Kings of Pasai, ca. 1390 ; 30. Muhammad Mujir Wajib Adib, The Key to Paradise, ca. 1350 ; 31. Shaykh Gisu Daraz, Women's Devotional Songs: Grindstone Song, ca. 1450, Spinning Wheel Song, ca. 1500 ; 32. Mukundaram, Kavikankana Candi, ca. 1590 ; 33. Malay Annals, ca. 1550 ; 34. Abd al-Ra'uf, Essential Exposition and Clarification on the Visionary Experience of the Dying and What Gladdens Him, ca. 1650 --
Pluralism, Syncretism, and Reaction. 35. Amir Khusraw, Lovers of God, ca. 1300 ; 36. Abd al-Qadir Bada'uni, On Akbar's Tolerance, 1595 ; 37. Shaikh Ahmad Sirhindi, Collected Letters, ca. 1600 ; 38. Dara Shikoh, Dara Shikoh, on His Pantheism: The Secret of Unity, ca. 1650, Paradise, ca. 1650 ; 39. Na't, Devotional Poetry: Na't of the Prophet, ca. 1600, In the Garden of the Prophet, ca. 1600 ; 40. Abd ul-Haqq al-Dihlawi al-Bukhari, The Perfection of Faith, ca. 1650 ; 41. Ibn 'Umar Mihrabi, The Indian Proof, ca. 1615 --
Appendixes. A chronology of Islam in the Indian Ocean world (570-1704) ; Questions for consideration.
Series Title: Bedford series in history and culture.
Responsibility: [edited by] Omar H. Ali, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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