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Routledge Library Editions: International Islam


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First published between 1832 and 1994, this 6 volume set examines the history of Islam in a variety of regions across the world. Spanning continents from Africa, to Asia, North America and Europe, and ranging from 19th century ethnographical studies to modern day historical research, these titles not only show the diversity within this global religion, but also how the study of Islam has changed over time. The titles in this set will be of interest to those studying the history of Islam as well as those who wish to interrogate the study of religion and international communities itself.

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Islam in Tropical Africa

Islam in Tropical Africa

1st Edition

I. M. Lewis
July 24, 2018

First published in 1980, this second edition of Islam in Tropical Africa presents specialist studies of the history and sociology of Muslim communities in Africa south of the Sahara. The studies cover an extensive and range of time and place, and include consideration of particular aspects of...

Spanish Islam: A History of the Moslems in Spain

Spanish Islam: A History of the Moslems in Spain

1st Edition

Reinhardt Dozy
July 24, 2018

Originally published in 1913, this book contains the English translation of Reinhardt’s Dozy’s notable work, Histoire des Musalman’s d’Espagne. First published in 1861, this comprehensive work chronicles the extensive history of Islam in Spain. The introduction by the translator provides a useful...

Islam in West Africa: Religion, Society and Politics to 1800

Islam in West Africa: Religion, Society and Politics to 1800

1st Edition

Nehemia Levtzion
July 04, 2018

First published in 1994, this volume brings together essays from the celebrated scholar of African history, Nehemia Levtzion. The articles cover a wide range of themes including Islamization, Islam in politics, Islamic revolutions and the work of the historian in studying this field. This...

Islam in India: or the Qᾱnῡn-i-Islᾱm The Customs of the Musalmᾱns of India

Islam in India: or the Qᾱnῡn-i-Islᾱm The Customs of the Musalmᾱns of India

1st Edition

Ja'far Sharif, William Crooke
July 03, 2018

First published in 1832, this work was at the time considered an authoritative account of the beliefs and practices of the Musalmᾱns of India. This 1921 reprint includes an introduction from the editor, Dr William Crooke, which presents what is known about both Ja’far Sharif and the translator, G....

Studies in West African Islamic History: The Cultivators of Islam

Studies in West African Islamic History: The Cultivators of Islam

1st Edition

John Ralph Willis
July 03, 2018

First published in 1979, this first of three volumes examines the many means and figures through which Islam was cultivated in West Africa over a prolonged period. It combines the work from eminent scholars in the field, most of which have travelled widely in the historic region of Western Sudan....

Islam in North America: A Sourcebook

Islam in North America: A Sourcebook

1st Edition

Michael A. Köszegi, J. Gordon Melton
July 03, 2018

First published in 1992, this book focuses on the Muslim community and how it has developed in North America. Divided into eight sections, it traces the history of the Muslim community in North America from the nineteenth century to the end of the twentieth-century and examines different aspects of...

Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

1st Edition

Various
January 13, 2017

First published between 1913 and 1994, this 6 volume set examines the history of Islam in a variety of regions across the world. Spanning continents from Africa, to Asia, North America and Europe, and ranging from 19th century ethnographical studies to modern day historical research, these titles...

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