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The Princeton encyclopedia of Islamic political thought

Author: Gerhard Böwering; Patricia Crone; Mahan Mirza
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2013.
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"The first encyclopedia of Islamic political thought from the birth of Islam to today, this comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible reference provides the context needed for understanding contemporary politics in the Islamic world and beyond. With more than 400 alphabetically arranged entries written by an international team of specialists, the volume focuses on the origins and evolution of Islamic political  Read more...
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Princeton encyclopedia of Islamic political thought.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2013
(DLC) 2012003118
(OCoLC)687685388
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerhard Böwering; Patricia Crone; Mahan Mirza
ISBN: 140083855X 9781400838554 9781782688808 1782688803
OCLC Number: 820631887
Awards: Winner of 2013 Cover/Jacket Merit Award 2013
Short-listed for Library Journal's Best Reference of 2012, Law & Politics 2012
Short-listed for "Choice"'s Outstanding Academic Titles Top 25 Academic Books for 2013 2013
Description: 1 online resource (xliv, 656 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Alphabetical list of entries --
Topical list of entries --
Contributors --
Maps --
Entries A-Z.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of Islamic political thought
Responsibility: editor, Gerhard Bowering ; associate editors, Patricia Crone [and others] ; assistant editor, Mahan Mirza.

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Provides the context needed for understanding contemporary politics in the Islamic world and beyond. This volume focuses on the origins and evolution of Islamic political ideas and related subjects,  Read more...

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