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Time in Early Modern Islam: Calendar, Ceremony, and Chronology in the Safavid, Mughal and Ottoman Empires
Time in Early Modern Islam: Calendar, Ceremony, and Chronology in the Safavid, Mughal and Ottoman Empires
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ean: 9781108412803, isbn: 1108412807,

The prophet Muhammad and the early Islamic community radically redefined the concept of time that they had inherited from earlier religions' beliefs and practices. This new temporal system, based on a lunar calendar and era, was complex and required ...


The Medieval Islamic Hospital: Medicine, Religion, and Charity
The Medieval Islamic Hospital: Medicine, Religion, and Charity
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ean: 9781107524033, isbn: 1107524032,

The first monograph on the history of Islamic hospitals, this volume focuses on the under-examined Egyptian and Levantine institutions of the twelfth to fourteenth centuries. By the twelfth century, hospitals serving the sick and the poor could be fo...


Women and Islam in Early Modern English Literature
Women and Islam in Early Modern English Literature
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ean: 9780521121767, isbn: 0521121760,

In this innovative study, Bernadette Andrea focuses on the contributions of women and their writings in the early modern cultural encounters between England and the Islamic world. She examines previously neglected material, such as the diplomatic cor...


China and Islam: The Prophet, the Party, and Law (Cambridge Studies in Law and Society)
China and Islam: The Prophet, the Party, and Law (Cambridge Studies in Law and Society)
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ean: 9781107670112, isbn: 110767011X,

China and Islam examines the intersection of two critical issues of the contemporary world: Islamic revival and an assertive China, questioning the assumption that Islamic law is incompatible with state law. It finds that both Hui and the Party-State...


Islam and Law in Lebanon: Sharia within and without the State
Islam and Law in Lebanon: Sharia within and without the State
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ean: 9781107186316, isbn: 1107186315,

The modern state of Lebanon, created after the fall of the Ottoman Empire, is home to eighteen officially recognised different religious communities (or sects). Crucially, political office and representation came to be formally shared along confessio...


Encountering Islam on the First Crusade
Encountering Islam on the First Crusade
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ean: 9781108444866, isbn: 1108444865,

The First Crusade (1095-9) has often been characterised as a head-to-head confrontation between the forces of Christianity and Islam. For many, it is the campaign that created a lasting rupture between these two faiths. Nevertheless, is such a charac...


Muslim Midwives: The Craft of Birthing in the Premodern Middle East (Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization)
Muslim Midwives: The Craft of Birthing in the Premodern Middle East (Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization)
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ean: 9781107646810, isbn: 1107646812,

This book reconstructs the role of midwives in medieval to early modern Islamic history through a careful reading of a wide range of classical and medieval Arabic sources. The author casts the midwife's social status in premodern Islam as a privilege...


Rulers, Religion, and Riches: Why the West Got Rich and the Middle East Did Not (Cambridge Studies in Economics, Choice, and Society)
Rulers, Religion, and Riches: Why the West Got Rich and the Middle East Did Not (Cambridge Studies in Economics, Choice, and Society)
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ean: 9781108400053, isbn: 1108400051,

For centuries following the spread of Islam, the Middle East was far ahead of Europe. Yet, the modern economy was born in Europe. Why was it not born in the Middle East? In this book Jared Rubin examines the role that Islam played in this reversal of...


Trade and Civilisation in the Indian Ocean: An Economic History from the Rise of Islam to 1750
Trade and Civilisation in the Indian Ocean: An Economic History from the Rise of Islam to 1750
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ean: 9780521285421, isbn: 0521285429,

Before the age of Industrial Revolution, the great Asian civilisations - whether located in the Middle East, India, South-East Asia, or the Far East - constituted areas not only of high culture but also of advanced economic development. They were the...


The Rise of Early Modern Science: Islam, China, and the West
The Rise of Early Modern Science: Islam, China, and the West
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ean: 9781107571075, isbn: 1107571073,

Now in its third edition, The Rise of Early Modern Science argues that to understand why modern science arose in the West it is essential to study not only the technical aspects of scientific thought but also the religious, legal and institutional ar...


Bombay Islam: The Religious Economy of the West Indian Ocean, 1840-1915
Bombay Islam: The Religious Economy of the West Indian Ocean, 1840-1915
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ean: 9781107627796, isbn: 1107627796,

As a thriving port city, nineteenth-century Bombay attracted migrants from across India and beyond. Nile Green's Bombay Islam traces the ties between industrialization, imperialism, and the production of religion to show how Muslim migration from the...


The Rise of Early Modern Science: Islam, China, and the West
The Rise of Early Modern Science: Islam, China, and the West
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ean: 9781107130210, isbn: 1107130212,

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Now in its third edition, The Rise of Early Modern Science argues that to understand why modern science arose in the West it is essential to study not only the technical aspects of scientific thought but also the religious, legal and institutional ar...


Governing Islam: Law, Empire, and Secularism in Modern South Asia
Governing Islam: Law, Empire, and Secularism in Modern South Asia
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ean: 9781107173910, isbn: 1107173914,

Governing Islam traces the colonial roots of contemporary struggles between Islam and secularism in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. The book uncovers the paradoxical workings of colonial laws that promised to separate secular and religious spheres, ...


Rebellion and Violence in Islamic Law
Rebellion and Violence in Islamic Law
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ean: 9780521793117, isbn: 0521880521,

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Khaled Abou El Fadl's book represents the first systematic examination of the idea and treatment of political resistance and rebellion in Islamic law. Pre-modern jurists produced an extensive and sophisticated discourse on the legality of rebellion a...


Monsoon Islam: Trade and Faith on the Medieval Malabar Coast (Cambridge Oceanic Histories)
Monsoon Islam: Trade and Faith on the Medieval Malabar Coast (Cambridge Oceanic Histories)
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ean: 9781108424387, isbn: 1108424384,

Between the twelfth and sixteenth centuries, a distinct form of Islamic thought and practice developed among Muslim trading communities of the Indian Ocean. Sebastian R. Prange argues that this 'Monsoon Islam' was shaped by merchants not sultans, for...


001: The Cambridge History of Islam: Volume 1, The Central Islamic Lands
001: The Cambridge History of Islam: Volume 1, The Central Islamic Lands
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ean: 9780521075671, isbn: 052107567X,

First published in 1970, The Cambridge History of Islam is the most comprehensive and ambitious collaborative survey of Islamic history and civilization yet to appear in English. On publication it was welcomed as a work useful for both reference and ...


Rulers, Religion, and Riches: Why the West Got Rich and the Middle East Did Not (Cambridge Studies in Economics, Choice, and Society)
Rulers, Religion, and Riches: Why the West Got Rich and the Middle East Did Not (Cambridge Studies in Economics, Choice, and Society)
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ean: 9781107036819, isbn: 110703681X,

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For centuries following the spread of Islam, the Middle East was far ahead of Europe. Yet, the modern economy was born in Europe. Why was it not born in the Middle East? In this book Jared Rubin examines the role that Islam played in this reversal of...


Tamta's World: The Life and Encounters of a Medieval Noblewoman from the Middle East to Mongolia
Tamta's World: The Life and Encounters of a Medieval Noblewoman from the Middle East to Mongolia
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ean: 9781107167568, isbn: 1107167566,

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This book tells the compelling story of a Christian noblewoman named Tamta in the thirteenth century. Born to an Armenian family at the court of queen Tamar of Georgia, she was ransomed in marriage to nephews of Saladin after her father was captured ...


Asia before Europe: Economy and Civilisation of the Indian Ocean from the Rise of Islam to 1750
Asia before Europe: Economy and Civilisation of the Indian Ocean from the Rise of Islam to 1750
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ean: 9780521316811, isbn: 0521316812,

This book explores the dynamic interaction between economic life, society and civilisation in the regions around and beyond the Indian Ocean during the period from the rise of Islam to 1750. Within a distinctive theory of comparative history, Profess...


The Ultimate Fate of the Universe
The Ultimate Fate of the Universe
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ean: 9780521113120, isbn: 0521113121,

This book describes what will ultimately happen to the contents of the universe. To understand the universe in the far future, we must first describe its present state and structure on the grand scale, and how its present properties arose. Dr Islam e...



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