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The Resource Muhammad's grave : death rites and the making of Islamic society, Leor Halevi

Muhammad's grave : death rites and the making of Islamic society, Leor Halevi

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Muhammad's grave : death rites and the making of Islamic society
Title
Muhammad's grave
Title remainder
death rites and the making of Islamic society
Statement of responsibility
Leor Halevi
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Halevi, Leor
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Muḥammad
  • Muḥammad
  • Islamic funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Islam
  • Islam
  • Sex role
  • Islamic Empire
  • Islam
  • Islam
  • Islamic funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Sex role
  • Social history
  • Islamic Empire
Label
Muhammad's grave : death rites and the making of Islamic society, Leor Halevi
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-378) and index
Contents
Introduction: funerary traditions and the making of Islamic society -- Tombstones: markers of social and religious change, 650-800 -- Washing the corpse in Arabia and Mesopotamia -- Shrouds: worldly possessions in an economy of salvation -- Wailing for the dead in the House of Islam -- Urban processions and communal prayers: opportunities for social, economic, and religious distinction -- The politics of burial and tomb construction -- The torture of spirit and corpse in the grave -- Epilogue: Death rites and the process of Islamic socialization
Control code
752477183
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Pbk. ed
Extent
xiii, 400 p.
Isbn
9780231137430
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)752477183
Label
Muhammad's grave : death rites and the making of Islamic society, Leor Halevi
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-378) and index
Contents
Introduction: funerary traditions and the making of Islamic society -- Tombstones: markers of social and religious change, 650-800 -- Washing the corpse in Arabia and Mesopotamia -- Shrouds: worldly possessions in an economy of salvation -- Wailing for the dead in the House of Islam -- Urban processions and communal prayers: opportunities for social, economic, and religious distinction -- The politics of burial and tomb construction -- The torture of spirit and corpse in the grave -- Epilogue: Death rites and the process of Islamic socialization
Control code
752477183
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Pbk. ed
Extent
xiii, 400 p.
Isbn
9780231137430
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)752477183

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