The Islamic Middle East: Tradition and Change, Revised Edition

The Islamic Middle East: Tradition and Change, Revised Edition

Author(s): Charles Lindholm

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405101462

Online ISBN: 9780470696170

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696170

About this Book

The Islamic Middle East is a rare, thought-provoking account of the origins, nature, and evolution of Islam that provides a historical perspective vital to understanding the contemporary Middle East.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Introduction

  2. Part II: Preconditions for Egalitarian Individualism

  3. Part III: State and Society: Prophets, Caliphs, Sultans, and Tyrants

  4. Part IV: Sacred Power: Réciters, Lawyers, Incarnations, and Saints

  5. Part V: Dilemmas of Subordination

  6. Part VI: Conclusion

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