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The Resource The Princeton encyclopedia of Islamic political thought, editor, Gerhard Bowering ; associate editors, Patricia Crone [and others] ; assistant editor, Mahan Mirza

The Princeton encyclopedia of Islamic political thought, editor, Gerhard Bowering ; associate editors, Patricia Crone [and others] ; assistant editor, Mahan Mirza

Label
The Princeton encyclopedia of Islamic political thought
Title
The Princeton encyclopedia of Islamic political thought
Statement of responsibility
editor, Gerhard Bowering ; associate editors, Patricia Crone [and others] ; assistant editor, Mahan Mirza
Title variation
Encyclopedia of Islamic political thought
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The first encyclopedia of Islamic political thought from the birth of Islam to today, this comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible reference provides the context needed for understanding contemporary politics in the Islamic world and beyond. With more than 400 alphabetically arranged entries written by an international team of specialists, the volume focuses on the origins and evolution of Islamic political ideas and related subjects, covering central terms, concepts, personalities, movements, places, and schools of thought across Islamic history. Fifteen major entries provide a synthetic treatment of key topics, such as Muhammad, jihad, authority, gender, culture, minorities, fundamentalism, and pluralism. Incorporating the latest scholarship, this is an indispensable resource for students, researchers, journalists, and anyone else seeking an informed perspective on the complex intersection of Islam and politics. Includes more than 400 concise, alphabetically arranged entries -- Features 15 in-depth entries on key topics -- Covers topics such as: Central themes and sources of Islamic political thought: caliph, modernity, knowledge, shari'a, government, revival and reform -- Modern concepts, institutions, movements, and parties: civil society, Islamization, secularism, veil, Muslim Brotherhood -- Islamic law and traditional Islamic societies: justice, taxation, fatwa, dissent, governance, piety and asceticism, trade and commerce -- Sects, schools, regions, and dynasties: Mu'tazilis, Shi'ism, Quraysh, Mecca and Medina, Baghdad, Indonesia, Nigeria, Central Asia, Ottomans -- Thinkers, personalities, and statesmen: Mawardi, Shafi'I, Saladin, Tamerlane, Akbar, Atatürk, Nasser, Khomeini -- Contains seven historical and contemporary maps of Muslim empires, postcolonial nation-states, populations, and settlements -- Guides readers to further research through bibliographies, cross-references, and an index."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
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  • 1939-
  • 1945-2015
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  • Böwering, Gerhard
  • Crone, Patricia
  • Mirza, Mahan
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  • Political science
  • Political science
  • Islam and politics
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • RELIGION
  • Islam and politics
  • Political science
  • Islamic countries
  • Islamic Empire
  • Politieke theorieën
  • Islam
  • Islam
  • Politik
  • Politische Theorie
  • Islam och politik
  • Statsvetenskap
  • ISLAM
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • ENCYCLOPAEDIAS
  • ISLAMIC COUNTRIES
Label
The Princeton encyclopedia of Islamic political thought, editor, Gerhard Bowering ; associate editors, Patricia Crone [and others] ; assistant editor, Mahan Mirza
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Alphabetical list of entries -- Topical list of entries -- Contributors -- Maps -- Entries A-Z
Control code
ocn820631887
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xliv, 656 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782688808
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
3574215
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1gzsqm
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)820631887
Label
The Princeton encyclopedia of Islamic political thought, editor, Gerhard Bowering ; associate editors, Patricia Crone [and others] ; assistant editor, Mahan Mirza
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Alphabetical list of entries -- Topical list of entries -- Contributors -- Maps -- Entries A-Z
Control code
ocn820631887
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xliv, 656 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782688808
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
3574215
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1gzsqm
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)820631887

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