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Europe and the Islamic world a history

Author: John Victor Tolan; Gilles Veinstein; Henry Laurens
Publisher: Princeton ; Oxford Princeton University Press 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second printing and first paperback printingView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Victor Tolan; Gilles Veinstein; Henry Laurens
ISBN: 9780691147055 9780691168579 0691168571 0691147051
OCLC Number: 1075042449
Awards: Short-listed for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2013
Description: xi, 478 Seiten Illustrationen
Contents: Foreword by John L. Esposito vii General Introduction 1 Part I: Saracens and Ifranj: Rivalries,Emulation, and Convergences By John Tolan *1. The Geographers' World: From Arabia Felix to the Balad al-Ifranj (Land of the Franks) 11 *2. Conquest and Its Justifications: Jihad, Crusade, Reconquista 27 *3. The Social Inferiority of Religious Minorities: Dhimmis and Mudejars 49 *4. In Search of Egyptian Gold: Traders in the Mediterranean 70 *5. On the Shoulders of Giants: Transmission and Exchange of Knowledge 87 Part II: The Great Turk and Europe By Gilles Veinstein *Introduction to Part II: Continuity and Change in Geopolitics 111 *6. The Ottoman Conquest in Europe 120 *7. Ottoman Europe: An Ancient Fracture 149 *8. Antagonistic Figures 163 *9. The Islamic-Christian Border in Europe 186 *10. Breaches in the Conflict 206 Part III: Europe and the Muslim World in the Contemporary Period By Henry Laurens *Introduction to Part III 257 *11. The Eighteenth Century as Turning Point 259 *12. Civilization or Conquest? 277 *13. The Age of Reform 295 *14. The Age of Empire 322 *15. The First Blows to European Domination 338 *16. The Great War and the Beginning of Emancipation 360 *17. Contemporary Issues 387 Notes 405 Selected Bibliography 439 Index 445
Other Titles: Europe et l'islam
Responsibility: John Tolan, Gilles Veinstein, and Henry Laurens ; translated by Jane Marie Todd ; with a foreword by John L. Esposito.


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