Islamic Societies to the Nineteenth Century A Global History

ISBN-10: 0521732980

ISBN-13: 9780521732987

Edition: 2012

Authors: Ira M. Lapidus

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List price: $64.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/22/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 788
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Introduction to the history of Islamic societies
The Beginnings of Islamic Civilizations, The Middle East from c.600 to c.1000
Middle Eastern societies before Islam
Historians and the sources
Muhammad: preaching, community, and state formation
The Arab-Muslim conquests and the socio-economic bases of empire
Regional developments: economic and social changes
The caliphate to 750
The 'Abbasid empire
Decline and fall of the 'Abbasid empire
Introduction: religion and identity
The ideology of imperial Islam
The 'Abbasids: caliphs and emperors
Sunni Islam
Shi'i Islam
Muslim urban societies to the tenth century
The non-Muslim minorities
Continuity and change in the historic cultures of the Middle East
From Islamic Community to Islamic Society: Egypt, Iraq and Iran, 945���c.1500
The post-'Abbasid Middle Eastern state system
Muslim communities and Middle Eastern societies: 1000���1500 CE
The collective ideal
The personal ethic
Conclusion: Middle Eastern Islamic patterns
The Global Expansion of Islam from the Seventh to the Nineteenth Century
Introduction: Islamic institutions
Islamic north Africa to the thirteenth century
Spanish-Islamic civilization
Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco from the thirteenth to the nineteenth centuries
States and Islam: North African variations
Introduction: empires and societies
The Turkish migrations and the Ottoman empire
The post-classical Ottoman empire: decentralization, commercialization, incorporation
The Arab regions of the Middle East
The Safavid empire
The Indian subcontinent: the Delhi sultanates and the Mughal empire
Islamic empires compared
Inner Asia from the Mongol conquests to the nineteenth century
Islamic societies in Southeast Asia
The African context: Islam, slavery, and colonialism
Islam in Sudanic, Savannah, and forest west Africa
The West African jihads
Islam in East Africa and the European colonial empires
Conclusion: the varieties of Islamic societies
The global context
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