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Ibn Khaldun: Life and Times

Allen James Fromherz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639342
eISBN:
9780748653201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639342.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Ibn Khaldun (d. 1406) is one of the most influential and important Muslim thinkers in history. Ibn Khaldun has inspired at least as much interest among modern scholars as his immediate ... More


Historian Meets History

Fromherz Allen James

in Ibn Khaldun: Life and Times

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639342
eISBN:
9780748653201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639342.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter introduces Ibn Khaldun, a world historical figure and a world historian. His famed book Muquaddimah and his theory of tribal solidarity or 'asabiyya as determinant of the rise and fall ... More


Introduction to Futuwwat Nama of MirzaʿAbd al-ʿAzim Khan Qarib-i Garakani

Lloyd Ridgeon

in Jawanmardi: A Sufi Code of Honour

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641826
eISBN:
9780748653249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641826.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses a futawwat nama that dates back to the fourteenth century. It is assumed that the author of this futawwat was a member of the Rifa،i order, which is linked with the Basran Sufi ... More


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