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Paulina B. Lewicka
As a corpus-based study which aims at profiling the food culture of medieval Cairo, the book is an attempt to reconstruct the menu of Cairenes as well as their various daily practices, customs and habits related to food and eating.
Edited, translated and commented by Esra Akın
This critical edition of Mustafa Âli’s Epic Deeds of Artists about the lives and works of calligraphers and painters offers insight into the artistic, cultural, social, and religious traditions that produced the great artists of the Ottoman and Persianate worlds.
Based on short ethnographic reports, this book offers a comprehensive and intertwined introduction to the history and culture of Islam on the western edge of the Indian Ocean Rim, and of the art of perfumery there and in general.
Edited by Asad Q. Ahmed, Behnam Sadeghi and Michael Bonner
Bringing together the expansive scholarly expertise of former students of Professor Michael Allan Cook, this volume contains highly original articles in Islamic history, law, and thought. The contributions range from studies in the pre-Islamic calendar, to the "blood-money group" in Islamic law, ...
Edited by Andrea Lermer and Avinoam Shalem
Antoine BorrutUniversity of Maryland
edited by Antoine Borrut & Paul M. Cobb
Building on new interest in the study of memory and Islamic historiography and including interdisciplinary perspectives from Arabic literature, art, and archaeology, the papers in this book consider the achievements of the Umayyad dynasty in the Near East and Islamic Spain, and highlight the ...
edited by Roxani Eleni Margariti, Emory University, Adam Sabra, University of Georgia and Petra M. Sijpesteijn, Leiden University
Harald Motzki with Nicolet Boekhoff-van der Voort and Sean Anthony
The studies collected in this volume show that by careful analysis of the texts and the chains of transmission, the history of Muslim traditions can be reconstructed with a high degree of probability and their historicity assessed afresh.
A century after Dussaud's Histoire et religion des Nosairîs (1900), new light is shed on the medieval history and the mysterious religion of the leading sect in Syria in a comprehensive and updated study of the Nuṣayrī-‘Alawīs.
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