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Places Where Men Pray Together Cities in Islamic Lands, Seventh Through the Tenth Centuries

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ISBN-10: 0226894282

ISBN-13: 9780226894287

Edition: 2nd 2001

Authors: Paul Wheatley

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List price: $97.50
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/1/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.048
Language: English

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Preface Explanatory
Notes
Matters of Definition
Orthographical and Related Matters
The Islamic Date Bibliographical Matters
Introduction
The Roots of Islamic Society Arabia of the Jahiliyah Al-Hijaz
A'raband Hadari Tribal Organization
The Role of Reciprocity the Ghazu External Trade
"The Mother of Settlements" Religion of the Badu
The Quraysh Makkan
Commerce Fairs Muhammad's Message Consolidation of Quraysh Authority
The Hums Muhammad's Opposition Characterisitics of Makkah Yathrib (al-Madinah)
The Constitution of Madinah
The Madinan Confederacy Extending the Hizb Allah Al-Ta'if Urbanism in the Jahili Hijaz
The Shaping of Urban Systems in the Islamic World
The Expansion of Islam Campaigns of Conquest Continuing
Expansion Evolution of Islamic Institutions
Extension of the Empire under the Umayyads
The Great Tamsir Amsar Al-Basrah Al-Kufah Al-Fustat
The Process of Sedentarization Ribats Princely and Dynastic Foundations Baghdad North Africa Other New Foundations Spontaneously Generated Cities
Cities Modified by Muslim Occupation
Preliminaries The Concept of the Urban System
The Spatial Expression of the Settlement System
The Vertical Organization of the Settlement Hierarchy
Primary Sources for the Study of Tenth-Century Middle Eastern Urban Systems
Al-Maqdisi Al-Maqdisi's Sources Al-Istakhriand Ibn Hawqal Hudud al-'Alam Al-Hamdani Al-Mas'udiand His Contemporaries Other Sources
The Urban Systems Al-Maqdisi's Criteria for Urban Status Al-Maqdisi's Urban Hierarchies Relative Sizes of Cities
Urban Systems in the Islamic World, Seventh through the Tenth Centuries
The Urban System inal-'Iraq Marketing and Service Centers Transportation Foci Industrial and Craft Centers Religious Centers
The Sacral Hierarchy Makkahas the Epitome Urban Centers on the Diyala Plains Commentary Arab
Settlements Agricultural Development
The Urban System in Aqur (al-Jazirah) Marketing and Service Centers
Transportation Foci Industrial and Craft Centers Fortified Settlements Religious Centers Commentary
The Urban System Christian Communities Hamdanid Rule
The Urban System inal-Sham Marketing and Service
Centers Transportation Foci Industrial and Craft Centers Fortified Settlements Religious Centers Commentary Northern Strongholds
The Emerging Urban System Eastern Cities Transformation of the Urban System
The Urban System in the Jazirahof the Arabs Marketing and Service Centers Transportation
Foci Industrial and Craft Centers Religious Centers Commentary
The Hijaz
The Haraman
The Yaman 'Uman
The Urban System inal-Jibal Marketing and Service Centers
Transportation Foci Industrial and Craft Centers
Religious Centers Commentary Fortified Settlements 'Abbasid Settlement
The Urban System in Khuzistan Marketing and Service Centers
Transportation Foci Industrial and Craft Centers
Religious Centers Commentary
The Urban System in Fars Marketing and Service Centers Transportation
Foci Industrial and Craft Centers Fortified Settlements
Religious Centers Commentary
The Urban System in Kirman Marketing and Service Centers
Transportation Foci Industrial and Craft Centers
Fortified Settlements Religious Centers Commentary
The Urban System in a