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Islam, Volume 2 : Religion and Society - Bernard Lewis

Islam, Volume 2

Religion and Society

Paperback Published: 4th June 1987
ISBN: 9780195050882
Number Of Pages: 352

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This second volume examines the religion and structure of Islamic society. Bernard Lewis draws on a broad range of Islamic literature, including books on religious sects, politics and economics, philosophy and science, travel, biography and literary works, and even bureaucratic records from such disparate sources as the postal service and the judiciary. Comprehensive and cogently translated, these documents bring into sharp focus aspects of a world long neglected by Western historians.

"Lewis...is an illuminating, authoritative guide. This collection supplies a vital part of world history long lacking in Western scholarship on this period."--Christian Science Monitor "Excellent companion to any textbook on Islamic history."--Mona Russell, MIT

ISBN: 9780195050882
ISBN-10: 0195050886
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 4th June 1987
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.72 x 14.0  x 2.41
Weight (kg): 0.3