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Muqaddimah An Introduction to History - Abridged Edition

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ISBN-10: 0691166285

ISBN-13: 9780691166285

Edition: 2015 (Abridged)

Authors: Ibn Khald�n, N. J. Dawood, Franz Rosenthal, Bruce B. Lawrence

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The Muqaddimah, often translated as "Introduction" or "Prolegomenon," is the most important Islamic history of the premodern world. Written by the great fourteenth-century Arab scholar Ibn Khaldûn (d. 1406), this monumental work established the foundations of several fields of knowledge, including the philosophy of history, sociology, ethnography, and economics. The first complete English translation, by the eminent Islamicist and interpreter of Arabic literature Franz Rosenthal, was published in three volumes in 1958 as part of the Bollingen Series and received immediate acclaim in the United States and abroad. A one-volume abridged version of Rosenthal's masterful translation first…    
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List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 5/15/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 5.59" wide x 8.50" long x 1.01" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Bruce B. Lawrence is Nancy and Jeffrey Marcus Humanities Professor and professor of Islamic studies at Duke University. He is author of New Faiths, Old Fears: Muslims and Other Asian Immigrants in American Religious Life.