A History of Jewish-Muslim Relations: From the Origins to by Abdelwahab Meddeb,Benjamin Stora PDF

By Abdelwahab Meddeb,Benjamin Stora


This is the 1st encyclopedic consultant to the historical past of kinfolk among Jews and Muslims around the globe from the start of Islam to this present day. Richly illustrated and wonderfully produced, the booklet good points greater than a hundred and fifty authoritative and available articles via a world staff of top specialists in historical past, politics, literature, anthropology, and philosophy. equipped thematically and chronologically, this quintessential reference presents serious proof and balanced context for higher historic figuring out and a extra educated discussion among Jews and Muslims.

Part I covers the medieval interval; half II, the early glossy interval throughout the 19th century, within the Ottoman Empire, Africa, Asia, and Europe; half III, the 20 th century, together with the exile of Jews from the Muslim global, Jews and Muslims in Israel, and Jewish-Muslim politics; and half IV, intersections among Jewish and Muslim origins, philosophy, scholarship, paintings, ritual, and ideology. the most articles deal with significant themes similar to the Jews of Arabia on the starting place of Islam; particular profiles disguise vital participants and areas; and excerpts from basic resources offer modern perspectives on historic events.

Contributors comprise Mark R. Cohen, Alain Dieckhoff, Michael Laskier, Vera Moreen, Gordon D. Newby, Marina Rustow, Daniel Schroeter, Kirsten Schulze, Mark Tessler, John Tolan, Gilles Veinstein, and lots of more.

  • Covers the historical past of kin among Jews and Muslims world wide from the start of Islam to today
  • Written via a world group of major scholars
  • Features in-depth articles on social, political, and cultural history
  • Includes profiles of significant humans (Eliyahu Capsali, Joseph Nasi, Mohammed V, Martin Buber, Anwar Sadat and Menachem start, Edward acknowledged, Messali Hadj, Mahmoud Darwish) and locations (Jerusalem, Alexandria, Baghdad)
  • Presents passages from crucial records of every historic interval, equivalent to the Cairo Geniza, Al-Sira, and Judeo-Persian illuminated manuscripts
  • Richly illustrated with greater than 250 photographs, together with maps and colour photographs
  • Includes wide cross-references, bibliographies, and an index

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