All Rights Reserved. You may send this item to up to five recipients. editor . "This book would be a wonderful addition to a church library or a good supplement to a textbook list for a freshman- or sophomore-level university couse on the fascinating world of Islam." Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. There are entries on topics of current interest such as terrorism and the Taliban, Osama bin Laden and al-Qaida, the PLO and HAMAS, but the coverage also includes biographical profiles, and entries covering major political movements, militant groups, religious sects terms from Islamic law, culture and religion, key historical events, and important landmarks. Copyright © 2001-2020 OCLC. Please enter your name. Oxford University Press, Oct 21, 2004 - Religion - 384 pages. John L. Esposito, professor of religion and international affairs at Georgetown University, has assembled an impressive team of contributors who have produced a concise, accessible reference volume. A past president of the Middle East Studies Association, he is Editor-in-Chief of the four-volume Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World and Editor of the Oxford Illustrated History of Islam. Readers will find many entries on topics of intense current interest, such as terrorism and the Taliban, Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda, … The Oxford Dictionary of Islam: Publisher: Oxford University Press: ISBN: 0195125592, 9780195125597: Length: 359 pages : Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan 1 Review. --The New York Times, Education Life Access to the complete content on Oxford Reference requires a subscription or purchase. Please re-enter recipient e-mail address(es). 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Designed for readers with little or no knowledge of Islam, the Oxford Dictionary of Islam provides vividly-written, up-to-date, and authoritative entries. Placing particular emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, The Oxford … With more than 2,000 entries,it covers almost anything you might want to look up, and some crucially important things you might not think to." Please enter the message. Separate up to five addresses with commas (,). The name field is required. For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us. There are entries on topics of current interest such as terrorism and the Taliban, Osama bin Laden and al-Qaida, the PLO and HAMAS, but the coverage also includes biographical profiles, and entries covering major political movements, militant groups, religious sects terms from Islamic law, culture and religion, key historical events, and important landmarks. The subject field is required. Approximately 2000 entries span the religious. There are entries on topics of current interest such as terrorism and the Taliban, Osama bin Laden and al-Qaida, the PLO and HAMAS, but the coverage also includes biographical profiles, and entries covering major political movements. The Oxford Dictionary of Islam may be your best bet short of reading a pile of books, or living next door to a professor of Islamic studies. --The New York Times, Education Life, The Dictionary focuses primarily on the 19th and 20th centuries, providing a highly informative look at the religious, political, and social spheres of the modern Islamic world. Designed for readers with little or no knowledge of Islam, the Oxford Dictionary of Islam provides vividly-written, up-to-date, and authoritative entries. Islam." John L. 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