Encyclopedia of Islam and the muslim world: volume 1

909.0976 M379e v. 1 2016

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Encyclopedia of Islam and the muslim world: volume 1

Martin, Richard C.

Farmington Hills, Michigan Gale, Cengage Learning 2016

631 illus. 28.5 cm.

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This new edition of the acclaimed reference work published in 2004 retains the first edition's valuable content on the history, tenets, influence, and practice of Islam, while expanding its global coverage and adding major developments in the twenty-first century. The new edition features more than 540 entries, ove rhalf of which are new to this edition of extensively revised, covering such hot-button topics as the rise of the Islamic State, the democracy movements known as the "Arab Spring," and the impact of social media in Muslim-majority countries. The entries are arranged alphabetically, with extensive cross-references to point readers to other related articles. This edition is in full-color, with more than 350 photographs, drawings, maps, and charts. Other features include chronologies, a glossary of terms, a thematic outline, and a subject index. The entries are written in language accessible to non-specialists but with coverage and analysis provided by scholars. The set's 350-plus contributors reflect the academic, multi-disciplinary nature of the "Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World," as well as its global scope: a third of the writers ar ebased outside of the United States. Both the contributors and their entries showcase the diversity of those who practice Islam. Readres will encounter the doctrinal, legal, social, and spiritual ideas that inform the various traditions of Islam, as well as the sweeping influence of Islam on art, architecture, literature, and modern social and political movements. Islam is truly a global religion, and part of the expanded coverage of this edition includes entries on each country with a Muslim majority, as well as new regional entires. The new edition builds on the foundation of hte first edition, gorunding readers in the terms, concepts, basic practices, and sacred texts of Islam, but then leading them further into Islamic perspectives on broader religious issues and modern problems. The "Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World" is one of the only major reference works that discusses Islam's beliefs, practices, and traditions in their broader cultural and plitical contexts, tracing its history and continued growth from the Prophet and early expansion to modern-day governments.

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ISBN:

9780028662701

Author:

Martin, Richard C.

Title:

Encyclopedia of Islam and the muslim world: volume 1

Edition:

2nd

Publisher:

Farmington Hills, Michigan Gale, Cengage Learning 2016

Physical:

631 illus. 28.5 cm.

Summary:

This new edition of the acclaimed reference work published in 2004 retains the first edition's valuable content on the history, tenets, influence, and practice of Islam, while expanding its global coverage and adding major developments in the twenty-first century. The new edition features more than 540 entries, ove rhalf of which are new to this edition of extensively revised, covering such hot-button topics as the rise of the Islamic State, the democracy movements known as the "Arab Spring," and the impact of social media in Muslim-majority countries. The entries are arranged alphabetically, with extensive cross-references to point readers to other related articles. This edition is in full-color, with more than 350 photographs, drawings, maps, and charts. Other features include chronologies, a glossary of terms, a thematic outline, and a subject index. The entries are written in language accessible to non-specialists but with coverage and analysis provided by scholars. The set's 350-plus contributors reflect the academic, multi-disciplinary nature of the "Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World," as well as its global scope: a third of the writers ar ebased outside of the United States. Both the contributors and their entries showcase the diversity of those who practice Islam. Readres will encounter the doctrinal, legal, social, and spiritual ideas that inform the various traditions of Islam, as well as the sweeping influence of Islam on art, architecture, literature, and modern social and political movements. Islam is truly a global religion, and part of the expanded coverage of this edition includes entries on each country with a Muslim majority, as well as new regional entires. The new edition builds on the foundation of hte first edition, gorunding readers in the terms, concepts, basic practices, and sacred texts of Islam, but then leading them further into Islamic perspectives on broader religious issues and modern problems. The "Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World" is one of the only major reference works that discusses Islam's beliefs, practices, and traditions in their broader cultural and plitical contexts, tracing its history and continued growth from the Prophet and early expansion to modern-day governments.

Subject:

Islam--Encyclopedias

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