A WAY PREPARED: ESSAYS ON ISLAMIC CULTURE IN HONOR OF RICHARD BAYLY WINDER
New York, University Press, 1988. Hardcover. Item #27138
Original Publisher’s Cloth. Xxxiii, 299 pages, illustrations. 23cm. Contributions of 16 authors. CONTENTS: “Preface, ” by Farhad Kazemi & R. D. McChesney; “Biography of Richard Bayly Winder; “Bibliography of Richard Bayly Winder; “The commerce of Mecca before Islam, ” by F. E. Peters; “Whence the Muslim conquest of Northern Mesopotamia? , ” by Nadine F. Posner; “Russia's relations with the Mamluk Beys of Egypt in the late eighteenth century, ” by Daniel Crecelius; “The loan of mursad on Waqf properties, ” by Randi Beguilhem-Schoem; “Ilyas Qudsi on the craft organizations of Damascus in the late nineteenth century, ” by R. D. McChesney, trans; “Ibn Taymiyah's empiricism, ” by Nicholas Heer; “Islamic textuality in light of poststructuralist criticism, ” by Richard C. Martin; “Subordinance and dominance : non-Muslim minorities and the traditional Islamic state as perceived from above and below, ” by Norman A. Stillman; “Geometry and ideology : the festival of Islam and the study of Islamic art, ” by Oleg Grabar; “Universal solutions to problems of spherical astronomy from Mamluk Egypt and Syria, ” by David A. King; “Fatimid under glaze painted wares : a chronological readjusment, ” by George T. Scanlon; “Women and politics in an Arabian Oasis, ” by Christine Eickelman; “"How could something so right go so wrong?" : the collapse of Lebanon's ethnoconfessional democracy, ” by John P. Entelis; “The immortal Ataturk : psychobiography as autobiography, ” by Norman Itzkowitz; “Ménage à quatre : the making of agrarian policy in Senegal, ” by John Waterbury. SUBJECTS: Islamic civilization. Civilisation islamique. Middle East. Machreq. Moyen-Orient --Histoire. Includes bibliographies and index. Navy cloth over boards with gilt titles. Good condition. (FEST1-6).