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Author Afsaruddin, Asma, 1958-

Title The first Muslims : history and memory / Asma Afsaruddin.

Imprint Oxford : Oneworld, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  297.09 Af88f 2008    ---  Available
Description xx, 254 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-238) and index.
Contents The rise of Islam and life of the Prophet Muhammad -- The issue of succession to the prophet -- The age of the rightly-guilded caliphs -- The end of rightly-guided leadership -- The age of the companions -- The age of the successors -- The successors to the successors I: administration, leadership, and Jihad -- the successors to the successors II: humanism, law, and mystical spirituality -- Constructing the Pious forbears I: historical memory and the present -- Constructing the Pious forbears II: historical memory and the present -- Assessment of Islamist and modernist views.
Subject Muslims -- History -- To 1500.
Islamic countries -- History.
Islam and politics -- History -- To 1500.
Islamic countries -- Civilization.
ISBN 1851684972 (pbk.)
9781851685189 (hbk.)
1851685189 (hbk.)
9781851684977 (pbk.)
Standard No. NLGGC 301517029
NZ1 11135462

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