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Major Works: Islam - Religion

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  1. Islam in Tribal Societies

    From the Atlas to the Indus

    Edited by Akbar S. Ahmed

    A lively debate is currently being conducted in the social sciences around the concepts of "tribe", "segmentary societies" and "Islam in society". This wide-ranging collection by thirteen distinguished anthropologists contributes to the debate by examining various segmentary Islamic tribal...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  2. A History of Egypt

    In the Middle Ages

    By Stanley Lane-Poole

    When originally published in 1901, this volume related for the first time the History of Egypt in the Middle Ages, from its conquest by the Saracens in 640 to its annexation by the Ottoman Turks in 1517 in a continuous narrative apart from the general history of the Muslim caliphate....

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Islam

    Its Origin and Spread in Words, Maps and Pictures

    By F R J Verhoeven

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  4. The Jews of Islam

    By Bernard Lewis

    Against a vivid background of Jewish and Islamic history, Bernard Lewis portrays the Judaeo-Islamic tradition – a cultural relationship parallel to the Judaeo-Christian heritage. He traces its origins in the early Middle Ages, its flowering, and its ending, followed by the incorporation of most of...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Oriental Mysticism

    By E H Palmer

    Originally published 1867. This volume describes not only the basic tenets of the Sufis but also the Ahl i wahdat which was a branch of Sufism. The author’s use of a Persian manuscript treatise by ‘Aziz bin Mohammed Nafasi’ is an indispensable tool, particularly because the author did not...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Studies on the Civilization of Islam

    By H.A.R. Gibb

    Originally published in 1962, this book presents important studies on the history, literature and religion of the Islamic peoples as well as an appraisal of contemporary intellectual currents in the Middle East. Part I interprets the basic political and cultural development in medieval Islam, set...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Historical Atlas of the Muslim Peoples

    By R Roolvink

    Originally published in 1957. Within the compact range of fifty-six maps, this atlas depicts clearly and concisely the expansion of Islam outwards from the Arabian Peninsula and outlines the rise and decline of the various Muslim states and dynasties over a territory stretching from Spain to China...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Islamic Spirituality

    Foundations

    By Seyyed Hossein Nasr

    Originally published 1987. The first part of the volume is concerned with "The Roots of the Islamic Tradition and Spirituality". These are seen to include the Qu’ran as the central theophany of Islam, the Prophet who received the word of God and made it known to mankind and the rites of Islam....

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Sufis of Andalucia

    The Ruh al-Quds and Al-Durat Fakhirah

    By M. Ibn 'Arabi

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Spirituality, Sufism: Mini-set E 11 vols

    Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    Sufism, the mystical movement within Islam, has, in a thousand years of history has powerfully influenced the life, art and literature of the Muslim peoples. It has supplied the element of personal devotion and direct apprehension of Divine Realities which the more formal and practical character of...

    Published November 27th 2007 by Routledge