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The Jews of Islam

Author: Bernard Lewis; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Against a vivid background of Jewish and Islamic history, Bernard Lewis portrays the Judaeo-Islamic tradition -- a cultural relationship parallel to the Judaeo-Christian heritage. He traces its origins in the early Middle Ages, its flowering, and its ending, followed by the incorporation of most of the Jews of Islamic countries into the state of Israel. The book examines the relations of Islam and other religions;
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Lewis; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0691054193 9780691054193 0710204620 9780710204622 9780415611800 0415611806 0691008078 9780691008073 9781400812530 1400812534
OCLC Number: 1291950033
Notes: kh2018.
Description: xii, 245 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Islam and other religions --
2. The Judaeo-Islamic tradition --
3. The late medieval and early modern periods --
4. The end of the tradition.
Responsibility: Bernard Lewis.

Abstract:

Against a vivid background of Jewish and Islamic history, Bernard Lewis portrays the Judaeo-Islamic tradition -- a cultural relationship parallel to the Judaeo-Christian heritage. He traces its origins in the early Middle Ages, its flowering, and its ending, followed by the incorporation of most of the Jews of Islamic countries into the state of Israel. The book examines the relations of Islam and other religions; the formative and classical periods of the Judaeo-Islamic tradition in medieval Islam; the development of the Ottoman Empire; and its eventual demise in the twentieth century. This book was originally published in 1984.-- Publisher description.

Portrays the Judaeo-Islamic tradition - a cultural relationship parallel to the Judaeo-Christian heritage. This book traces its origins in the early Middle Ages, its flowering, and its ending, followed by the incorporation of most of the Jews of Islamic countries into the state of Israel. It examines the relations of Islam and other religions.

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