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Guiding Western readers through the endlessly fascinating and complicated system of Islamic personal names, Annemarie Schimmel's directory touches upon almost every aspect of Islamic life.
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From superstition to indications of social change, this wide-ranging guide surveys all Islamic countries to provide a detailed account of naming, helping the reader to understand Islamic historical sources and culture, as well as the names of living individuals.About the Author:
Annemarie Schimmel, SI, HI, was a well known and very influential German Orientalist and scholar, who wrote extensively on Islam and Sufism. She was a professor at Harvard University from 1967 to 1992.
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Book Description Edinburgh University Press, 1990. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # P110852245637
Book Description EUP, 1990. Hardback. Condition: NEW. 9780852245637 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. For all enquiries, please contact Herb Tandree Philosophy Books directly - customer service is our primary goal. Seller Inventory # HTANDREE0150719