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The Resource The new encyclopedia of Islam, by Cyril Glassé

The new encyclopedia of Islam, by Cyril Glassé

Label
The new encyclopedia of Islam
Title
The new encyclopedia of Islam
Statement of responsibility
by Cyril Glassé
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Comprehensively encompasses the beliefs, practices, history, and culture of the Islamic world in a single, scholarly volume. Features over 1400 fully revised entries including a wide range of new entries covering the contemporary Islamic scene
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Glassé, Cyril
Dewey number
297.03
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
BP40
LC item number
.G42 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
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Islam
Label
The new encyclopedia of Islam, by Cyril Glassé
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: The concise encyclopedia of Islam. San Francisco : Harper & Row, 1989
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 711-718)
Contents
  • Historical synopsis of the Middle East
  • Arabia and its neighbours at the time of the Prophet's birth
  • Islam in the modern world
  • Appendix B : Mecca and the Ḥajj
  • Chart of the Ḥajj
  • Map of Mecca
  • Plan of the Grand Mosque
  • Appendix C : Branches of Islam
  • Appendix D : Genealogical tables
  • The
  • Author's preface
  • Quraysh
  • The
  • Umayyads
  • The
  • ʼAbbāsids
  • The
  • ʼAlids
  • Chronology
  • Bibliography
  • Introduction
  • Professor Huston Smith
  • Notes
  • The
  • encyclopedia
  • Appendix A : Reference maps
  • Historical synopsis of the Islamic world
Control code
ocn213401056
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
viii, 718 p., xxiv p. of col. plates
Isbn
9780742562967
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1077050
  • (OCoLC)213401056
Label
The new encyclopedia of Islam, by Cyril Glassé
Publication
Note
Originally published: The concise encyclopedia of Islam. San Francisco : Harper & Row, 1989
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 711-718)
Contents
  • Historical synopsis of the Middle East
  • Arabia and its neighbours at the time of the Prophet's birth
  • Islam in the modern world
  • Appendix B : Mecca and the Ḥajj
  • Chart of the Ḥajj
  • Map of Mecca
  • Plan of the Grand Mosque
  • Appendix C : Branches of Islam
  • Appendix D : Genealogical tables
  • The
  • Author's preface
  • Quraysh
  • The
  • Umayyads
  • The
  • ʼAbbāsids
  • The
  • ʼAlids
  • Chronology
  • Bibliography
  • Introduction
  • Professor Huston Smith
  • Notes
  • The
  • encyclopedia
  • Appendix A : Reference maps
  • Historical synopsis of the Islamic world
Control code
ocn213401056
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
viii, 718 p., xxiv p. of col. plates
Isbn
9780742562967
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1077050
  • (OCoLC)213401056

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