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In a collage of images the author attempts to convey the transformation of consumer culture and how it is related to the urban reshaping of the city of Cairo to meet with the demands of globalisation. Evidently Cairo´s urban reshaping is taking place by pushing away the unwanted slums ...
Edited by Gudrun Krämer and Sabine Schmidtke
The present volume – grown out of an international symposium at the Free University, Berlin in 2002 – is concerned with religious authorities, men and women claiming, projecting and exerting religious authority within a given context. The volume focuses on Middle Eastern Muslim majority ...
Edited by Armando Salvatore and Dale F. Eickelman
This book shows how competing Islamic ideas and practices create alternative political and social realities in the Muslim majority regions of the Arab Middle East, Iran, South Asia, Africa, and elsewhere in ways that differ from the emergence of the public sphere in Europe.
This publication supplements the author´s BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ISLAMIC PHILOSOPHY and discloses in an extensive index the contents of more than 3000 books and articles, which were published since 1999. It underlines again the importance of Islamic philosophy for the history of philosophy and for ...
An examination of the historical environment of Muscat, the capital of Oman, and the damage sustained by the city’s historical legacy since 1970. It includes a historical gazetteer of Muscat and its environs and numerous maps and photographs.
Karl R. Schaefer
This is a valuable source book for anyone interested in Arabic printing history. It illuminates the existence of an established block printing practice in medieval Islam and provides the foundation for broader, more extensive research in the field.
This Biographical Companion will be an indispensable reference tool for the serious student and scholar of Islamic Studies. It enables the user to quickly gain knowledge on the life, work, and professional background of almost every major and minor author, and thus to place each author in ...
Text, Übersetzung und Kommentar von Elvira Wakelnig
Al-ʽĀmirī’s Chapters on Metaphysical Topics are an impressive example of the fusing of Greek Neoplatonism with Islamic Theology. Being a paraphrase of the Proclean Elements of Theology, they provide a better understanding of the tradition of the Liber de Causis in Arabic.
Edited by Petra M. Sijpesteijn, Lennart Sundelin, Sofía Torallas Tovar and Amalia Zomeño
This volume collects papers given at the conference "Documents and the History of the Early Islamic Mediterranean World", including editions of unpublished documents and historical studies, which make use of documentary evidence from al-Andalus, Sicily, Egypt, the Arabian Peninsula, Syria and ...
Edited and Translated by Mohsen Zakeri
This source publication of ʿAlī b. ʿUbayda al-Rayḥānī ’s remaining works provides fascinating new material for the study of Arabic literature on proverbs, translations of classical Greek and Persian into Arabic, and clarification of numerous obscure titles in the Arabic bibliographical literature.
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