Gunpowder Empires and Modern Times Conscience and History in a World Civilization
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Description: The Venture of Islamhas been honored as a magisterial work of the mind since its publication in early 1975. In this three-volume study, illustrated with charts and maps, Hodgson traces and interprets the historical development of Islamic civilization from before the birth of Muhammad to the middle of the twentieth century. This work grew out of the famous course on Islamic civilization that Hodgson created and taught for many years at the University of Chicago. In this concluding volume ofThe Venture of Islam, Hodgson describes the second flowering of Islam: the Safavi, Timuri, and Ottoman empires. The final part of the volume analyzes the widespread Islamic heritage in today's world. "This is a nonpareil work, not only because of its command of its subject but also because it demonstrates how, ideally, history should be written."—The New Yorker
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $43.00
Copyright year: 1974
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 2/15/1977
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
|List of Charts|
|List of Maps|
|Second Flowering: The Empires of Gunpowder Times Prologue to Book Five|
|The Safavi Empire: Triumph of the Shi'ah, 1503-1722|
|The Indian Timuri Empire: Coexistence of Muslims and Hindus, 1526-1707|
|The Ottoman Empire: Shari'ah-Military Alliance, 1517-1718|
|Before the Deluge: The Eighteenth Century|
|The Islamic Heritage in the Modern World Prologue to Book Six|
|The Impact of the Great Western Transmutation: The Generation of 1789|
|European World Hegemony: The Nineteenth Century|
|Modernism in Turkey: Westernization|
|Egypt and East Arab Lands: Revival of the Heritage|
|Iran and the Russian Empire: The Dream of Revolution|
|Muslim India: Communalism and Universalism|
|The Drive for Independence: The Twentieth Century Epilogue: The Islamic Heritage and the Modern Conscience|
|A Selective Bibliography for Further Reading|
|Glossary of Selected Terms and Names|
|Index to Volume III|