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Themes of Islamic civilization

Themes of Islamic civilization

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English


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Statementedited by John Alden Williams.
ContributionsWilliams, John Alden.
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Islamic Civilization in South Asia presents a solid account of Muslim power and presence in the Indian subcontinent. The book’s strength lies in its probing analysis of the political and socio-economic aspects of Indo-Muslim history, and will help students of South Asian Islam interrogate the relationship between power and knowledge and the This book is a wide-ranging and general introduction to Islamic civilisation from its origins to the present day. Writing in clear and non-technical language, Professor Savory's contributors seek answers to broad and important questions: how did a single civilisation develop in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural region; how did Islamic internationalism come to be translated into powerful ?id=M5.

The springs which fed Islamic civilization sprang from many lands. Symptomatic of this is the fact that the family of its greatest early scientist, the Central Asian scholar Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi, came from the old and high civilization that had grown up in the region of ://   The book is intended for students. Themes in Islamic History, 2 x mm pp 3 maps 0 8 Hardback £ 0 8 Paperback £ Islamic Civilization 5 Visit our website at

Each of the fourteen chapters comprising this book treats at least one of the major themes that are characteristics of this youngest religiously-based civilisation of the world. The author's thematic approach is primarily meant to promote a better appreciation of the living nature of Islamic ://   LONDON: The much-anticipated book by historian and journalist Justin Marozzi — “Islamic Empires: Fifteen Cities That Define A Civilization” — was launched in London on Wednesday. Marozzi


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