The Statesman's Yearbook 2015

The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World

Author: B. Turner

Publisher: Springer

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 1588

View: 903

Now in its 151st edition, The Statesman's Yearbook continues to be the reference work of choice for accurate and reliable information on every country in the world. Covering political, economic, social and cultural aspects, the Yearbook is also available online for subscribing institutions: http://www.statesmansyearbook.com.

A History of the Encyclopaedia of Islam

Author: Peri Bearman

Publisher: ISD LLC

ISBN:

Category: Religion

Page: 316

View: 457

A History of The Encyclopaedia of Islam is the back story of the decisions that shaped the preeminent reference work in the field of Islamic Studies and of the labor that went into it, a story that has not yet been told. It is a record of a monumental, century-long project, undertaken by the greatest scholars of its time; of friendships and rivalries; and of the extraordinary circumstances in which it took shape. As a product of and a contribution to a century's evolving view of Islamic history, civilization, and religion, this history sheds light onto the world of academia, of the individual scholars who contributed to the encyclopedia's success, and of a time-Europe before and after two world wars-and an age of publishing that dramatically changed in its lifetime.

Yearbook of International Organizations 2013-2014

Organization Descriptions and Cross-references

Author: Union of International Associations

Publisher: Brill Academic Pub

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Category: Law

Page:

View: 766

Volume 1 (A and B) of the Yearbook of International Organizations covers international organizations throughout the world, comprising their aims, activities and events

Crusades

Volume 18

Author: Benjamin Z Kedar

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 300

View: 301

Crusades covers the seven hundred years from the First Crusade (1095-1102) to the fall of Malta (1798) and draws together scholars working on theatres of war, their home fronts and settlements from the Baltic to Africa and from Spain to the Near East and on theology, law, literature, art, numismatics and economic, social, political and military history. Routledge publishes this journal for The Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East. Particular attention is given to the publication of historical sources - narrative, homiletic and documentary - but studies and interpretative essays are welcomed too. Crusades also incorporates the Society's Bulletin. The editors are Professor Benjamin Z. Kedar, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel; Professor Jonathan Phillips, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK; Iris Shagrir, The Open University of Israel; and Nikolaos G. Chrissis, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece.

Yearbook of International Religious Demography 2016

Author:

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN:

Category: Religion

Page: 256

View: 283

The Yearbook of International Religious Demography presents an annual snapshot of the state of religious statistics around the world (past, present, and future) in sets of tables and scholarly articles spanning social science, demography, history, and geography.

The Caliphate and Islamic Statehood: Modern and contemporary interpretations

Author: Carool Kersten

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Caliphate

Page: 293

View: 990

"This three-volume reference work tracks the history of the Caliphate as what many Muslims believe to be a genuine and authentic Islamic political institution: From its emergence in seventh-century Arabia until highly contested and controversial attempts of its revival at the beginning of the twenty-first century by radical Islamists in Afghanistan and Iraq. No matter how randiose such interpretations of a seemingly archaic institution may be, they show the Caliphate's longevity as a rallying point real--or symbolic--for Muslims across the world."--Page 4 of cover (each volume).

Die Fragmente Der Griechischen Historiker, Continued

Author: Felix Jacoby

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 631

View: 473

This edition, with translation and commentary, of the surviving fragments of Hermippos of Smyrna draws attention to this author's derivative method and the distinctive juxtaposition of sensational stories and pinacographical material (catalogs of writings, pupils) characterizing his biographical works.

Mensura

Author: Albert Zimmermann

Publisher: de Gruyter

ISBN:

Category: Cosmology

Page: 494

View: 830

Die MISCELLANEA MEDIAEVALIA präsentieren seit ihrer Gründung durch Paul Wilpert im Jahre 1962 Arbeiten des Thomas-Instituts der Universität zu Köln. Das Kernstück der Publikationsreihe bilden die Akten der im zweijährigen Rhythmus stattfindenden Kölner Mediaevistentagungen, die vor über 50 Jahren von Josef Koch, dem Gründungsdirektor des Instituts, ins Leben gerufen wurden. Der interdisziplinäre Charakter dieser Kongresse prägt auch die Tagungsakten: Die MISCELLANEA MEDIAEVALIA versammeln Beiträge aus allen mediävistischen Disziplinen - die mittelalterliche Geschichte, die Philosophie, die Theologie sowie die Kunst- und Literaturwissenschaften sind Teile einer Gesamtbetrachtung des Mittelalters.