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Author Lindsay, James E., 1957-
Title Daily life in the medieval Islamic world / James E. Lindsay.
Publication Info Indianapolis, Ind. ; Cambridge : Hackett Pub. Co., c2008.


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Descript xxii, 299 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents Major themes in medieval Islamic history -- Problems faced by modern historians of early Islamic history -- The Life of Muhammad (ca. 570-632) -- The early Islamic conquests (632-750) -- Ethnicity -- Geography and environment -- The political character of medieval Islamic societies -- Fragmentation of the Caliphate and Perso-Islamic kingship -- Islamic Law (Shari'a) -- Islamic mysticism (Sufism; tasawwuf) -- Arabia -- Sources -- Geography and environment -- Camels and trade -- Housing kinship -- Warfare and politics -- Jihad warfare in early Islamic history -- Weapons and tactics in early Islamic history -- Women and warfare in early Islamic history -- Military slavery -- The Mamluk institution -- Seljukids and mamluks on the eve of the Crusades -- Warfare in the era of the Crusades -- Saladin, Shajar al-Durr, and the Mamluk Sultanate -- Cities sources -- Syria and Damascus -- Iraq and Baghdad -- Egypt and Cairo -- Travel and transportation -- Money and markets -- Jews and Christians (Ahl al-Kitab; people of the Book) -- Housing -- Food and water -- Ritual and worship -- Shahada-Statement of faith -- Salat-prayer -- Zakat-the giving of alms -- Sawm-fasting -- Hajj-pilgrimage -- Shi'i Pilgrimage -- Other Pilgrimages -- Curious and entertaining information -- Traditional Arabic naming system -- Women and men in the family and society -- Children and childhood -- Circumcision -- Clothing and modesty -- Education -- Entertainments -- Death and after life -- Genealogical and dynastic tables Christian and Islamic calendars with conversion table -- Biblical and Qur'anic citations.
ISBN 9780872209343 (pbk.)
0872209342 (pbk.)
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Author Lindsay, James E., 1957-
Series Greenwood Press "Daily life through history" series.
Subject Islamic civilization.
Islamic Empire -- Social life and customs.
Descript xxii, 299 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents Major themes in medieval Islamic history -- Problems faced by modern historians of early Islamic history -- The Life of Muhammad (ca. 570-632) -- The early Islamic conquests (632-750) -- Ethnicity -- Geography and environment -- The political character of medieval Islamic societies -- Fragmentation of the Caliphate and Perso-Islamic kingship -- Islamic Law (Shari'a) -- Islamic mysticism (Sufism; tasawwuf) -- Arabia -- Sources -- Geography and environment -- Camels and trade -- Housing kinship -- Warfare and politics -- Jihad warfare in early Islamic history -- Weapons and tactics in early Islamic history -- Women and warfare in early Islamic history -- Military slavery -- The Mamluk institution -- Seljukids and mamluks on the eve of the Crusades -- Warfare in the era of the Crusades -- Saladin, Shajar al-Durr, and the Mamluk Sultanate -- Cities sources -- Syria and Damascus -- Iraq and Baghdad -- Egypt and Cairo -- Travel and transportation -- Money and markets -- Jews and Christians (Ahl al-Kitab; people of the Book) -- Housing -- Food and water -- Ritual and worship -- Shahada-Statement of faith -- Salat-prayer -- Zakat-the giving of alms -- Sawm-fasting -- Hajj-pilgrimage -- Shi'i Pilgrimage -- Other Pilgrimages -- Curious and entertaining information -- Traditional Arabic naming system -- Women and men in the family and society -- Children and childhood -- Circumcision -- Clothing and modesty -- Education -- Entertainments -- Death and after life -- Genealogical and dynastic tables Christian and Islamic calendars with conversion table -- Biblical and Qur'anic citations.
ISBN 9780872209343 (pbk.)
0872209342 (pbk.)
Author Lindsay, James E., 1957-
Series Greenwood Press "Daily life through history" series.
Subject Islamic civilization.
Islamic Empire -- Social life and customs.
LOCATION SHELVED AT LOAN TYPE STATUS
 BJL 4th Floor  DS 36.855 L7  8 WEEK LOAN  AVAILABLE

Subject Islamic civilization.
Islamic Empire -- Social life and customs.
Descript xxii, 299 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents Major themes in medieval Islamic history -- Problems faced by modern historians of early Islamic history -- The Life of Muhammad (ca. 570-632) -- The early Islamic conquests (632-750) -- Ethnicity -- Geography and environment -- The political character of medieval Islamic societies -- Fragmentation of the Caliphate and Perso-Islamic kingship -- Islamic Law (Shari'a) -- Islamic mysticism (Sufism; tasawwuf) -- Arabia -- Sources -- Geography and environment -- Camels and trade -- Housing kinship -- Warfare and politics -- Jihad warfare in early Islamic history -- Weapons and tactics in early Islamic history -- Women and warfare in early Islamic history -- Military slavery -- The Mamluk institution -- Seljukids and mamluks on the eve of the Crusades -- Warfare in the era of the Crusades -- Saladin, Shajar al-Durr, and the Mamluk Sultanate -- Cities sources -- Syria and Damascus -- Iraq and Baghdad -- Egypt and Cairo -- Travel and transportation -- Money and markets -- Jews and Christians (Ahl al-Kitab; people of the Book) -- Housing -- Food and water -- Ritual and worship -- Shahada-Statement of faith -- Salat-prayer -- Zakat-the giving of alms -- Sawm-fasting -- Hajj-pilgrimage -- Shi'i Pilgrimage -- Other Pilgrimages -- Curious and entertaining information -- Traditional Arabic naming system -- Women and men in the family and society -- Children and childhood -- Circumcision -- Clothing and modesty -- Education -- Entertainments -- Death and after life -- Genealogical and dynastic tables Christian and Islamic calendars with conversion table -- Biblical and Qur'anic citations.
ISBN 9780872209343 (pbk.)
0872209342 (pbk.)

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