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Islam in history : ideas, people, and events in the Middle East

Author: Bernard Lewis
Publisher: Chicago : Open Court, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New ed., rev. and expandedView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays, written by the foremost Western expert in Islamic studies, gives essential background on present Middle Eastern conflicts with the West, and how this religion, from its first expansion to the exploits of Saddam Hussein, has been fatefully involved with the Western world.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lewis, Bernard, 1916-2018.
Islam in history.
Chicago : Open Court, ©1993
(OCoLC)607880031
Online version:
Lewis, Bernard, 1916-2018.
Islam in history.
Chicago : Open Court, ©1993
(OCoLC)623580305
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Lewis
ISBN: 0812692160 9780812692167 0812692179 9780812692174 9780812695182 0812695186
OCLC Number: 27225685
Description: vii, 487 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: PART I. The Western approaches --
1. The study of Islam --
2. Some English travelers in the east --
3. The decolonization of history --
4. On writing the modern history of the middle east --
5. On nationalism and revolution --
6. Slade on Turkey --
PART II. Muslim history and historians --
7. Sources for the economic history of the middle east --
8. In search of Islam's past --
9. The use by Muslim historians of Non-Muslim sources --
10. The cult of Spain and the Turkish Romantics --
PART III. Muslims and Jews --
11. The Pro-Islamic Jews --
12. Palestine: on the history and geography of a name --
13. An ode against the Jews --
14. The Sultan, the king, and the Jewish doctor. PART IV. Turks and Tatars --
15. The Mongols, the Turks, and the Muslim polity --
16. Ottoman observers of Ottoman decline --
17. The Ottoman empire and its aftermath --
18. Ibn khaldun in Turkey --
PART V. In black and white --
19. Corsairs in Iceland --
20. The crows of the Arabs --
PART VI. History and revolution --
21. State and society under Islam --
22. The significance of heresy in Islam --
23. The revolutions in early Islam --
24. Islamic concepts of revolution PART VII. New ideas --
25. The idea of freedom in modern Islamic political thought --
26. On modern Arabic political terms --
27. Islam and development: the revaluation of values --
PART VIII. New events --
28. Behind the Rushdie affair --
29. The Egyptian murder case --
30. How Khomeini made it --
31. The revolt of Islam --
32. The Middle East crisis in historical perspective --
Notes.
Responsibility: Bernard Lewis.

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