The Druzes: An Annotated Bibliography: 1 (Institute of Druze Studies)

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9780966293203: The Druzes: An Annotated Bibliography: 1 (Institute of Druze Studies)
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ABOUT THE BOOK: This annotated bibliography is the first volume of the Institute of Druze Studies (IDS) series on the Druzes. It includes a concise introductory chapter on Druze communities, history, and faith, as well as a chronology, a glossary, and selected translations. 73 manuscripts, 328 books, and 427 articles are cited. The Druzes, who are an Islamic sect with its formal origins in the 11th century, live mainly in Lebanon, Syria, and Israel.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Samy S. Swayd holds a Ph.D. in Islamic Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and has taught comparative religion and mysticism at California State University, Long Beach, and San Diego State University. He is a Research Associate at the Gustav F. von Grunebaum Center for Near Eastern Studies at UCLA.

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