By Clifford Edmund Bosworth

"The Encyclopaedia of Islam - new version" provides the present kingdom of our wisdom of the Islamic international, overlaying not just the faith, but in addition the believers and the international locations they reside in. It beneficial properties articles on unusual Muslims of all ages and land, on tribes and dynasties, at the crafts and sciences, on political and spiritual associations, at the geography, ethnography, natural world of a number of the international locations and at the heritage, topography and monuments of the foremost cities and towns. Its geographical and ancient scope encompasses the outdated Arabo-Islamic empire, the Islamic states of Iran, principal Asia, the Indian sub-continent and Indonesia, important Asia, the Ottoman empire and various different Islamic states. the hot version is released in double fascicules of 128 pages, with among 8 and ten concerns making up a sure quantity. Upon crowning glory of a quantity, binding fabric and prelims are provided.

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