Preface
(151 words)

A Monumental Reference Work

The Encyclopaedia of Islam is unsurpassed in size, authority and erudition. Offering the best and latest scholarship, it provides an invaluable reference tool that no library or scholar of the world of Islam should be without.

All Aspects of the Islamic World

The Encyclopaedia of Islam sets out the present state of our knowledge of the Islamic World from religion and history to politics and culture. It embraces articles on distinguished Musl…

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“Preface”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 22 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_preface>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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