This full survey of Islamic history and culture has been reprinted in a new format. It covers all the basic characteristics of Islam including: theology, revelation, mysticism and law; social and economic aspects of medieval life; the historical development of each of the main regions of the Islamic world; the principal trends and political/cultural events from the rise of Islam to the present; the development of the Arabic, Persian and Turkish languages; and nomenclature and the Muslim calendar. A chronological table of 50 pages provides an accessible reference.
Gerhard Endress is professor of Islamic Studies at Ruhr University.
Carole Hillenbrand is professor of Islamic Studies at Edinburgh University.Language Notes:
Text: English, German (translation)
Descrizione libro Columbia University Press, 1988. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria M0231065809