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Medieval Islam A Study in Cultural Orientation

Author: Gustave E Von Grunebaum
Publisher: Chicago University of Chicago Press 2010
Series: OI-Essays
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Preface: ""This book book has grown out of a series of public lectures delivered in the spring of 1945 in the Division of the Humanities of the University of Chicago. It proposes to outline the cultural orientation of the Muslim Middle Ages, with eastern Islam as the center of attention. It attempts to characterize the medieval Muslim's view of himself and his peculiarly defined universe, the fundamental  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gustave E Von Grunebaum
ISBN: 9780226310251 0226310256 9780226864921 0226864928
OCLC Number: 1020175200
Description: 1 online resource (392 Seiten)
Series Title: OI-Essays

Abstract:

From the Preface: ""This book book has grown out of a series of public lectures delivered in the spring of 1945 in the Division of the Humanities of the University of Chicago. It proposes to outline the cultural orientation of the Muslim Middle Ages, with eastern Islam as the center of attention. It attempts to characterize the medieval Muslim's view of himself and his peculiarly defined universe, the fundamental intellectual and emotional attitudes that governed his works, and the mood in which he lived his life. It strives to explain the structure of his unive ...

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