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The Cambridge History of Islam : Volume 2A, The Indian Sub-Continent, South-East Asia, Africa and the Muslim West - P. M. Holt

The Cambridge History of Islam

Volume 2A, The Indian Sub-Continent, South-East Asia, Africa and the Muslim West

By: P. M. Holt (Editor), Ann K. S. Lambton (Editor), Bernard T. Lewis (Editor)

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Published: 20th June 1977
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First published in 1970, The Cambridge History of Islam is the most comprehensive and ambitious collaborative survey of Islamic history and civilization yet to appear in English. On publication it was welcomed as a work useful both for reference and reading, for the general reader, student and specialist alike. It has now been reprinted, with corrections, and for ease of handling the original two hardcover volumes have each been divided into two separate paperbacks.

' ... undoubtedly a very valuable and very much needed contribution to the field of Islamic studies. It is a thoroughly scholarly and often erudite presentation of the entire Muslim world that will be consulted by the specialist and non-specialist for many years to come.' The Middle East Journal 'On the basis of length and scope, the History is the most comprehensive, and at the same time the most detailed study of Islam so far attempted, and ... it is likely to remain so for at least another generation.' Journal of the American Oriental Society

List of maps
Preface
Introduction
The Indian Sub-Continent
Muslim India before the Mughals
India under the Mughals
Appendix
The breakdown of traditional society
India and Pakistan
South-East Asia
South-east Asian Islam to the eighteenth century
South-east Asian Islam in the nineteenth century
South-east Asian Islam in the twentieth century
Africa and the Muslim West
North Africa to the sixteenth century
North Africa in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries
North Africa in the pre-colonial period
North Africa in the period of colonization
The Nilotic Sudan
The Western and Central Sudan
The Iberian Peninsula and Sicily Ambroxio
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ISBN: 9780521291378
ISBN-10: 0521291372
Series: The Cambridge History of Islam : Book 2
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 456
Published: 20th June 1977
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 15.2
Weight (kg): 0.67