The Resource A history of the Muslim world to 1405 : the making of a civilization, Vernon O. Egger

A history of the Muslim world to 1405 : the making of a civilization, Vernon O. Egger

Label
A history of the Muslim world to 1405 : the making of a civilization
Title
A history of the Muslim world to 1405
Title remainder
the making of a civilization
Statement of responsibility
Vernon O. Egger
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
Dewey number
909/.097671
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS36.85
LC item number
.E34 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
A history of the Muslim world to 1405 : the making of a civilization, Vernon O. Egger
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The Formative Period, 610-950 -- Origins -- Southwestern Asia in the seventh century -- The rise of Islam -- Arab imperialism -- Arab conquest -- Umayyad administration -- Dissolution of the Arab Empire -- The development of sectarianism -- ʹAli and the politics of division -- The Abbasid Revolution -- Shiʹite identities -- The Sunni consensus -- The center cannot hold: three caliphates -- The Abbasid caliphate -- The Fatimid caliphate -- The Umayyad caliphate of Cordoba -- Econmic networks -- Synthesis and creativity -- The origins of Islamic law -- Early Sufism -- The reception of science and philosophy -- The development of an Islamic theology -- pt. 2. A civilization under siege, 950-1260 -- Filling the vacuum of power, 950-1100 -- The Buyid sultanate -- The advent of the Turks -- The Fatimid Empire -- The Nizaris ("Assassins") -- The Muslim West -- Barbarians at the gates, 1100-1260 -- The period of the Crusades -- The loss of Andalus -- Realignment in the East -- The consolidation of traditions -- Science and philosophy -- Consolidating institutions: Sufism -- Consolidating institutions: Shiʹism -- The transmission of knowledge -- English words derived from Arabic -- The Muslim commonwealth -- Frontiers and identities -- The city and the countryside -- Conversion to Islam -- The issue of authority in the Muslim world -- pt. 3. Mongol hegemony, 1260-1405 -- The great transformation -- The Mongol khanates -- New centers of Islamic culture -- Scourges -- Unity and diversity in Islamic traditions -- Intellectual life in the fourteenth century -- Law -- The varieties of religious expression
Control code
ebd28726700
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 336 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315507675
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36019549
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ybp13050312

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