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Author Heck, Paul L.

Title The construction of knowledge in Islamic civilization [electronic resource] : Qudma b. Ja‘far and his Kitb al-Kharj wa-in‘at al-kitba / by Paul L. Heck.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2002.

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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 283 p.
Series Islamic history and civilization. Studies and texts ; v. 42
Islamic history and civilization ; v. 42.
Note Revision of thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Chicago, 2000.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-275) and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Chapter One: Introduction1 -- Chapter Two: Language And Administration26 -- Introduction26 -- E pistles39 -- The Grammatical Category44 -- Ibn Qutayba45 -- Qudama and the Grammatical Category: I 48 -- al-Nahhas 51 -- Qudama and the Grammatical Category: -- II5 8 -- The Bureaucratic Category60 -- al-Baghdadi60 --6 5 -- Qudama and the Bureaucratic Category72 -- The Linguistic Categor)79 -- Qudama and the Linguistic Category85 -- Qudama's Category89 -- Conclusion92 -- Chapter Three: Geography94 -- Introduction94 -- Preface to Section VI101 -- The Ptolemaic Approach103 -- The Administrative Approach111 -- The Descriptive Approach123 -- The Literary Approach136 -- Conclusion144 -- Chapter Four: Fiscal Jurisprudence146 -- Introduction146 -- Kitaba-consciousness157 -- Sharfa-consciousness179 -- Conclusion191 -- Chapter Five: Political Thought194 -- Introduction194 -- The Philosophical Strand205 -- The Administrative Strand213 -- Fitrespieg 225 -- Conclusion239 -- Chapter Six: Concluding Remarks240 -- Appendix (Arabic Citations)245 -- Bibliography265 -- Index277.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Qudmah ibn Ja‘far, d. 922? Kitb al-kharj.
Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Arabic.
Classification.
Islam and state -- History -- To 1500.
Islamic civilization.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9004123407 (acid-free paper)

 
    
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