A History of Jewish Muslim Relations: From Origins to the Present Day, 1st Edition

  • Abdelwahab Meddeb
  • Benjamin Stora
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  • ISBN-10: 1400849136
  • ISBN-13: 9781400849130
  • DDC: 296.397
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1152 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This is the first encyclopedic guide to the history of relations between Jews and Muslims around the world from the birth of Islam to today. Richly illustrated and beautifully produced, the book features more than 150 authoritative and accessible articles by an international team of leading experts in history, politics, literature, anthropology, and philosophy. Organized thematically and chronologically, this indispensable reference provides critical facts and balanced context for greater historical understanding and a more informed dialogue between Jews and Muslims.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Committee.
Introduction: Abdelwahab Meddeb, Benjamin Stora.
1: The Middle Ages.
2: Prologue.
3: The Emergence of Islam.
4: In Islamic Lands.
5: In Christendom.
6: The Modern World.
7: Prologue.
8: In Ottoman Territory, Fifteenth to Nineteenth Centuries.
9: Northern Africa.
10: Asia and the Middle East.
11: Relations with the European World.
12: The Present.
13: Prologue.
14: The Beginnings of the Separation.
15: Confronting Nazism.
16: The Great Rupture in the Middle East.
17: Spaces of Cohabitation.
18: Tense Conversations.
19: Looking at the Other.
20: Transversalities.
21: Prologue.
22: Founding Books, Mirror Images.
23: Mirrored Languages.
24: Two Religions of the Law.
25: Philosophy, Science, and Intellectual Movements.
26: Mysticism.
27: Art and Literature.
28: Memory and History.
General Bibliography.
Index of Names.
Index of Places.
Illustration Credits.
Other Backmatter.