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The Resource Europe through Arab eyes, 1578-1727, Nabil Matar

Europe through Arab eyes, 1578-1727, Nabil Matar

Label
Europe through Arab eyes, 1578-1727
Title
Europe through Arab eyes, 1578-1727
Statement of responsibility
Nabil Matar
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traveling to archives in Tunisia, Morocco, France, and England, with visits to Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, and Spain, Nabil Matar assembles a rare history of Europe's rise to power as seen through the eyes of those who were later subjugated by it. Many historians of the Middle East believe Arabs and Muslims had no interest in Europe during this period of Western discovery and empire, but in fact these groups were very much engaged with the naval and industrial development, politics, and trade of European Christendom. Beginning in 1578 with a major Moroccan victory over a Portuguese i
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Matar, N. I.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arabs
  • Arab countries
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Arab countries
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Arabs
  • International relations
  • Public opinion, Arab
  • Arab countries
  • Europe
Label
Europe through Arab eyes, 1578-1727, Nabil Matar
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-300) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments xi; A Note on Transliteration xvii; Chronology xix; List of Rulers xxiii; PART ONE; Introduction 3; I. Popular Sources: Accounts of Muslim Captivity in Christendom 29; The Captives "Speak"-and Write 41; Captivity and the Other 51; Captivity and Karamat 55; Captivity of Women 60; European Captives and New Muslims 65; II. Elite Sources: Muslim Ambassadors in Christendom 72; Al- Nafhah al- Miskiyah 77; Ahmad ibn Qasim and Fakhr al- DIn al- Maʻni II 80; The Widening Exposure 93; Ambassadors and European Women 106; Non-Muslim Ambassadors 114
  • Conclusion: Encountering the Dunya of the Christians 118Nasr 122; Sinaʻ a/Technology 125; PART TWO; Translations 139; 1. 1578: Letters of Radwan al- Janawy on Muslim Captives, in Tuhfatal- Ikhwan, Rabat National Library, MS Kaf 154, fols. 423-424, 427-428. 141; 2. After 1588: Description of the Defeat of the Armada, by Abu Faris 'Abdal-ʻAziz al- Fishtali, in Rasa'il Saʻdiyah, ed. ʻAbdallah Gannun, 152-157. 144
  • 7. 1633-1635: Letters from Tunis by Osman/Thomas d'Arcos, a Convert to Islam, Les Correspondants de Peiresc:Lettres inédites publiées et annotées, ed. PhilippeTamizey de Larroque, 2:23-28, 36-39. French original.46 1868. 1635: Letter About Muslim Captives Converted toChristianity, Rabat National Library, MS Jī m 223,101-103. 192; 9. 1635: Expulsion of the Moriscos, Muhammad ibnʻAbd al- RafI ʻ ibn Muhammad al- Andalusi, Al- Anwaral- Nabawiyah fī Aba' Khair al- Bariyah, in A. Turki, "Watha'iq al- hijra al- Andalusiyah al- Akhirah, "Hawliyat al- Jamiʻah al- Tunisiyah 4 (1967): 27-39.56 194
Control code
ocn787845083
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 313 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231512084
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt272g7r
  • 78033033-8314-4d4e-bf87-47fd477be4c3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)787845083
Label
Europe through Arab eyes, 1578-1727, Nabil Matar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-300) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments xi; A Note on Transliteration xvii; Chronology xix; List of Rulers xxiii; PART ONE; Introduction 3; I. Popular Sources: Accounts of Muslim Captivity in Christendom 29; The Captives "Speak"-and Write 41; Captivity and the Other 51; Captivity and Karamat 55; Captivity of Women 60; European Captives and New Muslims 65; II. Elite Sources: Muslim Ambassadors in Christendom 72; Al- Nafhah al- Miskiyah 77; Ahmad ibn Qasim and Fakhr al- DIn al- Maʻni II 80; The Widening Exposure 93; Ambassadors and European Women 106; Non-Muslim Ambassadors 114
  • Conclusion: Encountering the Dunya of the Christians 118Nasr 122; Sinaʻ a/Technology 125; PART TWO; Translations 139; 1. 1578: Letters of Radwan al- Janawy on Muslim Captives, in Tuhfatal- Ikhwan, Rabat National Library, MS Kaf 154, fols. 423-424, 427-428. 141; 2. After 1588: Description of the Defeat of the Armada, by Abu Faris 'Abdal-ʻAziz al- Fishtali, in Rasa'il Saʻdiyah, ed. ʻAbdallah Gannun, 152-157. 144
  • 7. 1633-1635: Letters from Tunis by Osman/Thomas d'Arcos, a Convert to Islam, Les Correspondants de Peiresc:Lettres inédites publiées et annotées, ed. PhilippeTamizey de Larroque, 2:23-28, 36-39. French original.46 1868. 1635: Letter About Muslim Captives Converted toChristianity, Rabat National Library, MS Jī m 223,101-103. 192; 9. 1635: Expulsion of the Moriscos, Muhammad ibnʻAbd al- RafI ʻ ibn Muhammad al- Andalusi, Al- Anwaral- Nabawiyah fī Aba' Khair al- Bariyah, in A. Turki, "Watha'iq al- hijra al- Andalusiyah al- Akhirah, "Hawliyat al- Jamiʻah al- Tunisiyah 4 (1967): 27-39.56 194
Control code
ocn787845083
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 313 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231512084
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt272g7r
  • 78033033-8314-4d4e-bf87-47fd477be4c3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)787845083

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