Islam in European Thought

Islam in European Thought

Description

This collection of essays focuses on the relation between European and Islamic thought and culture from the late eighteenth to the twentieth century. Albert Hourani explores the development of ideas about Islam in European thought and discusses the individual writers who played an important part in informing and communicating an image of Islamic history and civilisation. He also examines some of the reactions of the Islamic world to the powerful new ideas of European civilization including the first Arabic encyclopedia and translation of Homer.


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Details

Author(s)
Albert Hourani
Format
Paperback | 212 pages
Dimensions
141 x 221 x 15mm | 280g
Publication date
01 Sep 1992
Publisher
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
Publication City/Country
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition Statement
Reprint
Illustrations note
Worked examples or Exercises
ISBN10
0521421209
ISBN13
9780521421201
Bestsellers rank
1,081,296