A History of Islamic Societies PDF ePub eBook

Author:
title
  • Format Name: A History of Islamic Societies
  • Author:
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Data Published: 05 November 2015
  • ISBN: 1139048821
  • EAN:
  • Format eBook: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • File Size: 29MB
  • Language: English
  • Number of Pages: pages
  • Age+:
  • Rating:

Rating eBooks
Rating Download eBooks

Advertising



This new edition of one of the most widely used course books on Islamic civilizations around the world has been substantially revised to incorporate the new scholarship and insights of the last twenty-five years. Ira Lapidus' history explores the beginnings and transformations of Islamic civilizations in the Middle East and details Islam's worldwide diffusion. The history is divided into four parts. Part I is a comprehensive account of pre-Islamic late antiquity- the beginnings of Islam- the early Islamic empires- and Islamic religious, artistic, legal and intellectual cultures. Part II deals with the construction in the Middle East of Islamic religious communities and states to the fifteenth century. Part III includes the history to the nineteenth century of Islamic North Africa and Spain- the Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal empires- and other Islamic societies in Asia and Africa. Part IV accounts for the impact of European commercial and imperial domination on Islamic societies and traces the development of the modern national state system and the simultaneous Islamic revival from the early nineteenth century to the present.

About Ira M. Lapidus

Ira M. Lapidus is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of California, Berkeley. Throughout his long and illustrious career he has published extensively. His abiding interest has been the relationships among families, tribes, religious communities, cities and states. This is exemplified in his current work and previous publications, including Muslim Cities in the Later Middle Ages (1967, 1984), Middle Eastern Cities (edited, 1969), Contemporary Islamic Movements in Historical Perspective (1983), Islam, Politics and Social Movements, co-edited with Edmund Burke (1988), A History of Islamic Societies (1988, 2002), and Islamic Societies to the Nineteenth Century: A Global History (2012).

5 Comments

  •  
    Reid
    21 March 2016

    Woah! I'm really enjoying the template/theme of thissite. It's simple, yet effective. A lot of times it's toughto get that "perfect balance" between user friendliness and visual appearance.I must say you've done a amazing job with this.Additionally, the blog loads super fast for me on Opera.Outstanding Blog!

    REPLY
  •  
    Melia
    25 July 2016

    However, there isn't a way to import WordPress content into Squarespace at the moment. You can export Squarespace content into WordPress, but not the other way around.

    REPLY
  •  
    Tortorici
    4 May 2016

    The easiest way to find out quickly is to sign up for a free trial account with Squarespace and try it out yourself. I'm sure you'll know pretty quickly if it works or not!

    REPLY

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *

Cancel reply

Latest Posts

Advertising