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The new Cambridge history of Islam

Author: Michael Cook
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
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Volume 5 of The New Cambridge History of Islam examines the history of Muslim societies from 1800 to the present. Francis Robinson, a leading historian of Islam, has brought together a team of scholars with a broad range of expertise to explore how Muslims responded to the challenges of Western conquest adn domination across the last two hundred years. As their contributions reveal, the social, economic, political

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Genre/Form: Reference works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Cook
ISBN: 052151536X 9780521515368 9780521838238 0521838231 9780521839570 0521839572 9780521850315 0521850312 9780521838245 052183824X 9780521838269 0521838266 9780521844437 0521844436
OCLC Number: 298184395
Awards: Winner of Waldo G. Leland Prize, American Historical Association 2011
Description: 6 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: v. 1. The formation of the Islamic world, sixth to eleventh centuries / edited by Chase Robinson; The resources of Late Antiquity / John Haldon --
The late Roman / early Byzantine Near East / Mark Whittow --
The late Sasanian Near East / Josef Wiesehöfer --
Pre-Islamic Arabia / Michael Lecker --
The rise of Islam, 600-705 / Chase F. Robinson --
The empire in Syria, 705-763 / Paul M. Cobb --
The empire in Iraq, 763-861 / Tayler el-Hirri --
The waning of empire, 861-945 / Michael Bonner --
The late 'Abbāsid pattern, 945-1050 / Hugh Kennedy --
Arabia / Ella Landau-Tasseron --
The Islamic east / Elton L. Daniel --
Syria / Stephen Humphreys --
Egypt / Michael Brett --
The Iberian Penninsula and North Africa / Eduardo Manzano Moreno --
Modern approaches to early Islamic History / Fred M. Donner --
Numismatics / Stefan Heidemann --
Archaeology and material culture / Marcus Milwright --
Conclusion / Chase Robinson. v. 2. The western Islamic world, eleventh to eighteenth centuries / edited by Maribel Fierro --
Al-Andalus and the Maghrib (from the fifth /eleventh century to the fall of the Almoravids) / María Jesús Viguera-Molins --
The central lands of North Africa and Sicily, until the beginning of the Almohad period / Michael Brett --
The Almohads (524-668 / 1229-1526) / Maribel Fierro --
The post Almohad dynasties in al-Andalus and the Maghrib (seventh-ninth / thirteenth --
fifteenth centuries) / Fernando Rodríguez Mediano --
West Africa and its early empires / Ulrich Rebstock --
Bilād al-Shām, from the Fātimid conquest to the fall of the Ayyūbids (359-658 / 970-1260) / Anne-Marie Eddé --
The Fātimid caliphate (358-567 / 969-1171) and the Ayyūbids in Egypt (567-648 / 1171-1250) /Yaacov Lev --
The Malmlūks in Egypt and Syria: the Turkish Mamlūk sultanate (648-784 / 1250-1382) and the Circassian Mamlūk sultanate (784-923 / 1382-1517) /Amalia Levanoni --
Western Arabia and Yemen (fifth/eleventh century to the Ottoman conquest) / Esther Peskes --
The Turks in Anatolia before the Ottoman / Gary Leiser --
The rise of the Ottomans / Kate Fleet --
The Ottoman empire (tenth/sixteenth century) / Colin Imber --The Ottoman empire: the age of political households (eleventh-twelfth/seventeenth-eighteenth centuries) / Suraiya Faroqhi --
Egypt and Syria under the Ottomans / Bruce Masters --
Western Arabia and Yemen during the Ottoman period / Bernard Haykel --
Sharīfian rule in Morocco (tenth-twelfth/sixteenth-eighteen centuries) / Stephen Cory --
West Africa (tenth-twelfth/sixteenth-eighteenth centuries) / Ulrich Rebstock --
Ottoman Maghrib / Houari Touati --
State formation and organization / Michael Brett --
Conversion to Islam: from the age of conversions to the millet system / Mercedes García-Arenal --Taxation and armies / Albrecht Fuess --
Trade: Muslim trade in the late medieval Mediterranean world / Olivia Remie Constable --
Overland trade in the western Islamic world (fifth-ninth/ eleventh-fifteenth centuries) / John L. Meloy --
Trade in the Ottoman lands to 1215/1800 / Bruce Masters --
The Imā / Manuela Marín. v. 3. The eastern Islamic world, eleventh to eighteenth centuries / edited by David Morgan and Anthony Reid --
The steppe peoples in the Islamic world / Edmund Bosworth --
The early expansion of Islam in India / André Wink --
Muslim India: the Delhi sultanate / Peter Jackson --
The rule of the infidels: the Mongols and the Islamic world / Beatrice Forbes Manz --
Tamerlane and his descendants: from paladins to patrons / Maria E. Subtelny --
Iran under Safavid rule / Sholeh A. Quinn --
Islamic culture and the Chinggisid restoration: Central Asia in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / R.D. McChesney --
India under Mughal rule/ Stephen Dale --
Islamic trade, shipping, port-states and merchant communities in the Indian Ocean, seventh to sixteenth centuries / Michael Pearson --
Early Muslim expansion in South-East Asia, eighth to fifteenth centuries / Geoff Wade --
Follow the white camel: Islam in China to 1800 / Zvi Ben-Dor Benite --
Islam in South-East Asia and the Indian Ocean littoral, 1500-1800: expansion, polarization, synthesis / Anthony Reid --
South-East Asian localisations of Islam and participation within a global umma, c. 1500-1800 / R. Michael Feener --
Transition: the end of the old order --
Iran in the eighteenth century / G.R. Garthwaite --
Conversion to Islam / Richard W. Bulliet --
Armies and their economic basis in Iran and the surrounding lands, c. 1000-1500 / Reuven Amitai --
Commercial structures / Scott C. Levi --
Transmitters of authority and ideas across cultural boundaries, eleventh to eighteenth centuries / Muhammad Qasim Zaman. v. 4. Islamic cultures and societies to the end of the eighteenth century / edited by Robert --
Islam / Jonathan Berkey --
Sufism / Alexander Knysh --
Varieties of Islam / Farhad Daftary --
Islamic law: history and transformation / Wael B Hallaq --
Conversion and the ahl al-dhimma / David J. Wasserstein --
Muslim societies and the natural world / Richard W. Bulliet --
Legitimacy and political organization: caliphs, kings and regimes / Saïd Amir Arjomand --
The city and the nomad / Hugh Kennedy --
Rural life and economy until 1800 / Andrew M. Watson --
Demography and migration / Suraiya N. Faroqhi --
The mechanisms of commerce . Warren C. Schultz --
Women, gender and sexuality / Manuela Marín --
Arabic Literature / Julia Bray --
Persian literature / Dick Davis --
Turkish literature / Çi̇em Balim Harding --
Urdu literature / Shamsur Rahman Faruqi --
History writing / Li Guo --
Biographical literature / Michael Cooperson --
Muslim accounts of the dār al-harb / Michael Bonner and Gottfried Hagen --
Education / Francis Robinson --
Philosophy / Richard C. Taylor --
The sciences in Islamic societies (750-1800) / Sonja Brentjes with Robert G. Morrison --
Occult sciences and medicine / Noamull Haq --
Literary and oral cultures / Jonathan Bloom --
Islamic art and architecture / Marcus Milwight --
Music / Annon Shiloah --
Cookery / David Waines. v. 5. The Islamic world in the age of Western dominance / edited by Francis Robinson ; The Ottoman lands to the post-First World War settlement / Carter Vaughn Findley --
Egypt to c. 191 / Kenneth M. Cuno --
Sudan, Somalia and the Maghreb to the end of the First World War / Knut S. Vikor --
Arabia to the end of the First World War / Paul Dresch --
Iran to 1919 / Ali M. Ansari --
Russia, Central Asia and the Caucasus to 1917 / Adeeb Khalid --
Afghanistan to 1919 / Mazif M. Shahrani --
South Asia to 1919 / Francis Robinson --
South-East Asia and China to 1910 / William Gervase Clarence-Smith --
Africa south of the Sahara to the First World War / Roman Loimeier --
Turkey from the rise of Atatürk / Resat Kasaba --
West Asia from the First World War / Charles Tripp --
Egypt from 1919 / Joel Gordon --
Sudan from 1919 / Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban and Richard A. Lobban, Jr. --
North Africa from the First World War / Kenneth J. Perkins --
Saudi Arabia, southern Arabia and the Gulf states from the First World War / David Commins --
Iran from 1919 / Misagh Parsa --
Central Asia and the Caucasus from the First World War / Muriel Atkin --
Afghanistan from 1919 / Nazif M. Shahrani --
South Asia from 1919 / Vali Nasr --
South-East Asia from 1910 / Robert W. Hefner --
Africa south of the Sahara from the First World War / John H. Hanson --
Islam in China from the First World War / Dru C. Gladney --
Islam in the West / Humayun Ansari. v. 6. Muslims and modernity: culture and society since 1800 / edited by Robert Hefner --
New networks and new knowledge: migrations, communications and the refiguration of the Muslim community in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries / R. Michael Feener --
Population, urbanization and the dialectics of globalization / Clement M. Henry --
The origins and early development of Islamic reform / Ahmad S. Dallal --
Reform and modernism in the middle twentieth century / John O. Voll --
Islamic resurgence and its aftermath / Saïd Amir Arjomand --
The new transnationalism: globalizing Islamic movements / Peter Mandaville --
Muslims in the west: Europe / John R. Bowden --
Muslims in the west: North America / Karen Isaksen Leonard --
New frontiers and conversion / Robert Launay --
Contemporary trends in Muslim legal thought and ideology / Sami Zubaida --
A case comparison: Islamic law and the Saudi and Iranian legal systems / Frank E. Vogel --
Beyond dhimmihood: citizenship and human rights / Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na m --
The Iamā: scholarly tradition and new public commentary / Muhammad Qasim Zaman --
Sufism and neo-Sufism / Bruce B. Lawrence --
Islamic political thought / L. Carl Brown --
Women, family and the law: the Muslim personal status law debate in Arab states / Lynn Welchman --
Culture and politics in Iran since the 1979 revolution / Nikki R. Keddie --
Modern Islam and the economy / Timur Kuran --
Islamic knowledge and education in the modern age / Robert W. Hefner --
History, heritage and modernity: cities in the Muslim world between destruction and reconstruction / Jens Hanssen --
Islamic philosophy and science / S. Nomanul Haq --
The press and publishing / Ami Ayalon --
The modern art of the Middle East / Venetia Porter --
Cinema and television in the Arab world / Walter Armbrust --
Electronic media and new Muslim publics / Jon W. Anderson.
Responsibility: general editor, Michael Cook.


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