The Encyclopaedia of Islam

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Brill, 1997 - Islamic countries - 920 pages
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For more information about the Encyclopeadia of Islam Online visit to view a demo, register for a free 30-day trial, or to place your order. "The Encyclopaedia of Islam (New Edition) sets out the present state of our knowledge of the Islamic World. It is a unique and invaluable reference tool, an essential key to understanding the world of Islam, and the authoritative source not only for the religion, but also for the believers and the countries in which they live. It embraces articles on distinguished Muslims of every age and land, on tribes and dynasties, on the crafts and sciences, on political and religious institutions, on the geography, ethnography, flora and fauna of the various countries and on the history, topography and monuments of the major towns and cities. In its geographical and historical scope it encompasses the old Arabo-Islamic empire, the Islamic countries of Iran, Central Asia, the Indian sub-continent and Indonesia, the Ottoman Empire and all other Islamic countries. The New Edition is published in double fascicules of 112 pages. Eight double fascicules make up one volume. Upon completion of a volume, covers and prelims are supplied for binding.

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An ambitious work of formidable size, erudition, and cost, this encyclopedia first appeared between 1911 and 1938 in four volumes. The in-progress second edition, which will eventually comprise 12 ... Read full review


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