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Islamkunde und Kulturwissenschaft: Tagesbericht aus Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft. band 103

von Grunebaum, Gustav E.

Published by Kommissionsverlag Franz Steiner GmbH, Wiesbaden, 1953
Condition: vg Soft cover

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8vo. 38pp. Original wrappers. Collection of essays on "Islamkunde" (Orientalism) and "Kulturwissenschaft" (cultural studies). With contributions by renowned Orientalists Gustav E. von Grunebaum (see below), Hans Joachim Kissling, Wenrner Caskel and Berold Spuler. Age wear and fading to wrappers, with minor creasing and very minor tears at edges. Otherwise clean and tight. In German. Very good condition. About Gustav E. von Grunebaum (from public domain encyclopedia):Gustave E. Von Grunebaum (1909 (Vienna) - 1972 (Los Angeles)) was an acclaimed Austrian historian and a scholar of Islam and the Middle East [back then called Arabist or Orientalist]. Van Grunebaum received his Ph.D. in Oriental studies at the University of Vienna. When Nazi Germany annexed Austria in the 'Anschluss' of 1938 he immigrated to the United States. There, he was offered a position at the Asia Institute in New York under Arthur Upham Pope. In 1943 he went on to University of California, and became professor of Arabic in 1949 and of Near Eastern History in 1957. In the same year, he was appointed director of a new department called Near Eastern Center. Today, the Center of Near Eastern Studies at UCLA is named after him. (Full name of the Insititute: Gustav E. von Grunebaum Center for Near Eastern Studies at UCLA ). Bookseller Inventory # 18452

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Title: Islamkunde und Kulturwissenschaft: ...

Publisher: Kommissionsverlag Franz Steiner GmbH, Wiesbaden

Publication Date: 1953

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:vg

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