THE NEW CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF ISLAM. Michael Cook, General.

THE NEW CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF ISLAM

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. Hardcover. The complete six volume set: The Formation of the Islamic World, Sixth to Eleventh Centuries; The Western Islamic World, Eleventh to Eighteenth Centuries; The Eastern Islamic World, Eleventh to Eighteenth Centuries; Islamic Cultures and Societies to the End of the Eighteenth Century; The Islamic World in the Age of Western Dominance; [and] Muslims and Modernity, Culture and Society since 1800. "The New Cambridge History of Islam is a comprehensive history of Islamic civilization, tracing its development from its beginnings in seventh-century Arabia to its wide and varied presence in the globalised world of today. The six volumes reflect the geographical distribution and the cultural, social and religious diversity of the peoples of the Muslim world. Four volumes cover historical developments and two are devoted to themes that cut across geographical and chronological divisions, ranging from social, political and economic relations to the arts, literature and learning. Each volume's introduction sets the scene for the ensuing chapters and examines relationships with adjacent civilizations." Octavo. Original green cloth bindings, with gilt titles. Very light bumping to the corners; else a fine set in fine dust jackets. Fine / Fine. Item #69212
ISBN: 9780521515368

Price: $750.00

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