Historical dimensions of Islam : pre-modern and modern periods (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Historical dimensions of Islam : pre-modern and modern periods

Historical dimensions of Islam : pre-modern and modern periods

Author: James E Lindsay; Jon Armajani
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Darwin Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James E Lindsay; Jon Armajani
ISBN: 9780878501908 0878501908
OCLC Number: 463832883
Description: xvi, 286, [18] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: David Son of Jesse and Muhammad Son of ʻAbd Allāh : warlords, state builders, paradigms of piety / James E. Lindsay --
"His girdle wrapped about his waist/It is as though it is made from my heart" : the Christian exotic in medieval Muslim imperial literature / Thomas Sizgorich --
Personal and political networks and the Fāṭimid crisis of the mid-eleventh century / Rachel Howes --
Christian anecdotes : the Reconquista in the biographical portraits of Muslims from Sharq al-Andalus in the al-Iḥāṭa of Ibn al-Khaṭīb and the Takmila of Ibn al-Abbār / Linda G. Jones --
The forgotten palace : Morocco's al-Badīʻ as a symbol of caliphal splendor / Stephen Cory --
The circle and the tree : a vision of justice in the Middle East / Linda T. Darling --
Historical memory and imagined communities : modern Ibāḍī writings on Khārijism / Valerie J. Hoffman --
From noble city to people's republic : reimagining Bukhara, 1900-1924 / Adeeb Khalid --
Hagiography and history : Haider Shaikh and his interlocutors / Anna Bigelow --
Painting the Bible land : an artist missionary's re-creation of Palestine / Nancy L. Stockdale --
Ṭaha Ḥusayn, al-Ṭabarī, and the future of history in Egypt / Heather Keaney --
Reconstructed sacred histories in modern Islamic and Christian religio-poliitcal movements / Jon Armajani --
Thoughts in retrospect / R. Stephen Humphreys.
Other Titles: Essays in honor of R. Stephen Humphreys
Responsibility: James E. Lindsay and Jon Armajani, editors.


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