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Allen, Roger et al. (eds.)
Essays in Arabic literary biography.
Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2009-2011.
Perkins/Bostock Library International & Area Studies Reading Room PJ7521 .E87 2009 v.1-3 Check availability @ Duke
Table of Contents: t. 1. 925-1350 / edited by Terri DeYoung and Mary St. Germain -- t. 2. 1350-1850 / edited by Joseph E. Lowry and Devin J. Stewart -- t. 3. 1850-1950 / edited by Roger Allen.
Juynboll, G. H. A.
Encyclopedia of canonical ḥadīth.
Leiden, The Netherlands ; Boston: Brill, 2007
Divinity School Library BP135.2 .J89 2007 Reference Quarto Check availability @ Duke
McAuliffe, Jane Dammen (ed.)
Encyclopaedia of the Qur'ān.
Leiden: Brill, 2001-2006.
Divinity School Library BP133 .E53 2001 v.1-5, Index Check availability @ Duke
Also available in Brill Online
Türkiye Diyanet Vakfı. İslâm Ansiklopedisi Genel Müdürlüğü.
Türkiye Diyanet Vakfı İslâm ansiklopedisi.
Üsküdar, İstanbul: Türkiye Diyanet Vakfı, İslâm Ansiklopedisi Genel Müdürlüğü, 1988-2013.
Perkins/Bostock Library BP40 .T857 1988 International & Area Studies Reading Room v.1-44 Check availability @ Duke
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Table of Contents: cilt 1. Âb-ı hayât-el-Ahkâmü'ş-şerʻiyye -- cilt 2. Ahlâk-Amarı -- cilt 3. Amasya-Âşık mûsikisi -- cilt 4. Âşık Ömer-Bâlâ Külliyesi -- cilt 5. Balaban, Mustafa Rahmi-Beşir Ağa, Moralı -- cilt 6. Beşir Ağa Camii-Câfer Paşa Tekkesi -- cilt 7. Câʻfer es-Sâdık-Ciltçilik -- cilt 8. Cilve-Dârünnedve -- cilt 9. Dârüssaâde-Dulkadıroğulları -- cilt 10. Dûmetülcendel-Elbise -- cilt 11. Elbistan-Eymir -- cilt 12. Eys-Fikhü'l-Hadı̂s -- cilt 13. Fikih-Gelenek -- cilt 14. Gelibolu-Haddesenâ -- cilt 15. Hades-Hanefı̂ Mehmed Efendi -- cilt 16. Hanefı̂ mezhebi-Hayâ -- cilt 17. Hayal-Hilâfiyat -- cilt 18. Hilâl-Hüseyin Lâmekânî -- cilt 19. Hüseyin Mirza-İbn Haldûn -- cilt 20. Haldûn-İbnüʼl-Cezerî -- cilt 21. İbnüʼl-Cezzâr-İhvân-ı Müslimîn -- cilt 22. İhvân-ı Safâ-İskit -- cilt 23. İslâm-Kaade -- cilt 24. Kāânî-i-Şîrâzî-Kastamonu -- cilt 25. Kastilya-Kile -- cilt 26. Kili-Kütahya -- cilt 27. Kütahya! Mevlevîhânesi-Manisa -- cilt 28. Manisa Mevlevîhânesi-Meks -- cilt 29. Mekteb-Mısır Mevlevîhânesi -- cilt 30. Mısra-Muhammediyye -- cilt 31. Muhammediyye-Münâzara -- cilt 32. el-Müncid-Nesih -- cilt. 33. Nesih-Osmanlılar -- cilt. 34. Osmanpazarı-Resuldar -- cilt. 35. Resuliler-Sak -- cilt. 36. Sakal-Sevm -- cilt. 37. Sevr antlaşması-Suveylih -- clit. 38. Suyolcu-Şerîf en-Nîsâbûrî -- cilt. 39. Şerîf Paşa-Tanzanya -- cilt. 40. Tanzïmat-Teveccüh -- cilt. 41. Tevekkül-Tüsterî -- cilt. 42. Tütün-Vehrân -- cilt 43. Vekâlet-Yûsî -- cilt 44. Yûsuf-Zwemer, Samuel Marinus

Historical Atlases

Brice, William Charles.
An historical atlas of Islam.
Leiden : Brill, 1981
Perkins/Bostock Library International & Area Studies Reading Room G1786.S1 H6 1981
Lilly Library Atlas Case 2 G1786.S1 H6 1981
Library Service Center G1786.S1 H6 1981 Check availability @ Duke
Freeman-Grenville, G. S. P.
Historical atlas of Islam.
New York : Continuum, 2002.
Lilly Reference G1786.S1 F7 2002
Perkins/Bostock Reference G1786.S1 F7 2002
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Kennedy, Hugh (ed.)
An Historical atlas of Islam = Atlas historique de l'Islam.
Leiden ; Boston: Brill, 2002.
Divinity School Reference Folio G1786.S1 H6 2002
Perkins/Bostock Library International & Area Studies Reading Room Atlas Case G1786.S1 H6 2002
Perkins/Bostock Library Reference Atlas Cases G1786.S1 H6 2002
  Check availability @ Duke
Roolvink, R. (Roelof)
Historical atlas of the Muslim peoples.
Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1957.
Library Service Center 911.2 R777H LSC Check availability @ Duke
Sonderforschungsbereich 19 "Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients".
Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients (TAVO).
Wiesbaden : Reichert, 1977-
Perkins Public Documents/Maps Maps Reference G2205 .T8 1977
Perkins Public Documents/Maps Maps Reference Oversize G2205 .T8 1977
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For more atlases, see the Middle East Maps & Atlases guide.

Early Histories - Translations

Amedroz, Henry Frederick et al. (eds & transl.)
The Eclipse of the ʻAbbasid caliphate; original chronicles of the fourth Islamic century.
Oxford: B. Blackwell, 1920-21.
Library Service Center PJ7817 .E3 1920 v.1-7 Check availability @ Duke
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Table of Contents: v. 1-2. The concluding portion of The experiences of the nations, by Miskawalhi ... Arabic text, edited by H. F. Amedroz: 1. Reigns of Muqtadir, Qahir and Radi. 2. Reigns of Muttaqi, Mustakfi, Mutiʻ and Ta'i.' 1920-21.--v. 3. Continuation of the experiences of the nations, by Abu Shuja' Rudhrawari ... and Hilal B. Muhassin ...Arabic texts, edited by H. F. Amedroz and D. S. Margoliouth. Reigns of Ta'i' and Qadir. 1921.v. 4-5. The concluding portion of The experiences of the nations, by Miskawalhi ... Translated from the Arabic by D. S. Margoliouth: 1. Reigns of Muqtadir, Qahir and Radi. 2 Reigns of Muttaqi, Mustakfi, Muti' and Ta'i.' 1921.--v. 6. Continuation of The experiences of the nations, by Abu Shuja' Rudhrawari ... and Hilal B. Muhassin ... Translated from the original Arabic by D. S. Margoliouth. Reigns of Ta'i' and Qadir. 1921.--v. 7. Preface and index, by D. S. Margoliouth.
Balādhurī, Aḥmad ibn Yaḥyád. 892.
The origins of the Islamic state, being a translation from the Arabic, accompanied with annotations, geographic and historic notes of the Kitâb fitûh al-buldân of al-Imâm abu-l Abbâs Ahmad ibn-Jâbir al-Balâdhuri.
New York: Columbia university, 1916.
Library Service Center H1 .S7834 no.163 v.68=v.1 Check availability @ Duke
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Ibn al-Athīr, ʻIzz al-Dīn, 1160-1233.
The annals of the Saljuq Turks : selections from al-Kāmil fīʻl-Taʻrīkh of ʻIzz al-Dīn Ibn al-Athīr.
London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2002.
Perkins/Bostock Library DS27 .R53 2002 Check availability @ Duke
Ibn al-Athīr, ʻIzz al-Dīn, 1160-1233.
The chronicle of Ibn al-Athīr for the crusading period from al-Kāmil fī al-ta'rīkh.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2006.
Perkins/Bostock Library D152 .I2313 2006 v.1-3 Check availability @ Duke
Table of Contents: pt. 1. The years 491-541/1097-1146 : the coming of the Franks and the Muslim response -- pt. 2. The years 541-589/1146-1193 : the age of Nur al-Din and Saladin.
Ibn al-Qalānisī, Abū Yaʻlá Ḥamzah ibn Asad.
The Damascus chronicle of the Crusades
London, Luzac, 1932.
Perkins/Bostock Library D152 .I252 1932 Check availability @ Duke
Ibn Batuta, 1304-1377.
Tuḥfat al-nuẓẓār fī gharāʼib al-amṣār wa-ʻajāʼib al-asfār : Travels, A.D. 1325-1354.
Cambridge, Eng.: Published for the Hakluyt Society at the University Press, 1958.
Perkins/Bostock Library G463 .W675 2d ser., no.110, 117, 141, 178, 190 no.110=v.1-5 Check availability @ Duke
Ibn Hishām, ʻAbd al-Malik, d. 834.
The life of Muhammad.
London, New York: Oxford University Press 1955.
Divinity School Library BP75 .I25 1955 Check availability @ Duke
Ibn Kathīr, Ismāʻīl ibn ʻUmar, ca. 1301-1373.
The life of the prophet Muḥammad : a translation of al-Sīra al-Nabawiyya.
Reading, UK: Center for Muslim Contribution to Civilization : Garnet Publishing, 1998-2000.
Divinity School Library BP75 .I257 1998 v.1-4 Check availability @ Duke
Ibn Khaldūn, 1332-1406.
The Muqaddimah; an introduction to history.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1958.
Divinity School Library D16.7 .I233 1958 v.1-3 Check availability @ Duke
For a condensed version, see here
Ibn Saʻd, Muḥammad, ca. 784-845.
Kitab al-tabaqat al-kabir.
Karachi, Pakistan: Historical Society 1967.
Perkins/Bostock Library BP70 .I3213 1967 v.1-2 Check availability @ Duke
Ibn Saʻd, Muḥammad, ca. 784-845.
The men of Madina.
London: Ta-Ha Publishers, 1997.
Perkins/Bostock Library BP76.8 .I28 1997 v.1-2 Check availability @ Duke
Ibn Saʻd, Muḥammad, ca. 784-845.
The women of Madina.
London: Ta-Ha, 1997.
Divinity School Library BP76.8 .I27 1995 Check availability @ Duke
Ibn Shaddād, Bahāʼ al-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Rāfiʻ, 1145-1234 or 1235.
The rare and excellent history of Saladin, or, al-Nawādir al-Sulṭāniyya wa'l-Maḥāsin al-Yūsufiyya.
Aldershot ; Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2001.
Perkins/Bostock Library DS38.4.S2 I2313 2001  Check availability @ Duke
Jabartī, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān, 1754-1822.
Al-Jabartī's history of Egypt.
Princeton, NJ: Markus Wiener Publishers, 2009.
Perkins/Bostock Library DT103 .J2813 2009 Check availability @ Duke
Table of Contents: The era of great household rivalries -- The era of the French occupation of Egypt -- The era of Muḥammad ʻAlī Pasha.
Masʻūdī, d. 956?
The meadows of gold.
London ; New York; New York, NY, USA: Kegan Paul International; Distributed by Routledge, Chapman and Hall, 1989-
Perkins/Bostock Library DS38.6 .M3813 1989 Check availability @ Duke
Table of Contents: 1. The Abbasids
Niẓām al-Mulk, 1018-1092.
The book of government; or, Rules for kings: the Siyāsatnāma or Siyar al-mulūk.
London: Routledge & Paul, 1960.
Perkins/Bostock Library JC49 .N43 1960a Check availability @ Duke
Rashīd al-Dīn Ṭabīb, 1247?-1318.
The history of the Seljuq Turks from the Jāmiʻ al-tawārīkh : an Ilkhanid adaptation of the Saljūq-nāma of Ẓahīr al-Dīn Nīshāpūrī.
Richmond, Surrey: Curzon, 2001.
Perkins/Bostock Library DS27 .R3713 2001 Check availability @ Duke
Suyūṭī, 1445-1505.
History of the Caliphs.
Karachi: Krimsons, 1977.
Library Service Center 953.02 S967, T186, 1977 Check availability @ Duke
Ṭabarī, 838?-923.
The history of al-Ṭabarī = Taʼrīkh al-rusul wa'l mulūk
Click here for records of available volumes.
Thackston, Wheeler McIntosh (ed. & transl.)
Classical writings of the medieval Islamic world : Persian histories of the Mongol dynasties.
London: I.B. Tauris, 2012.
Perkins/Bostock Library DS19 .C599 2012 v.1-3 Check availability @ Duke
Table of Contents: v. 1. Tarikh-i-Rashidi : a history of the khans of Moghulistan (books 1 and 2) / by Mirza Haydar Dughlat -- v. 2. Habibu's-Siyar : the history of the Mongols and Genghis Khan (tome 3) / by Khwandamir -- v. 3. Jami'u't-Tawarikh : Compendium of chronicles (tome 1) / by Rasiduddin Fazlullah.

Selected Surveys

Bartolʹd, V. V. (Vasiliĭ Vladimirovich)
Four studies on the history of Central Asia.
Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1956.
Perkins/Bostock Library DS785 .B328 1956 v.1-3 Check availability @ Duke
Table of Contents: v. 1. A short history of Turkestan. History of the Semirechy-́-v. 2. Ulugh-beg.--v.3. Mir Ali-Shir. A history of the Turkman people.
Bartolʹd, V. V. (Vasiliĭ Vladimirovich)
Histoire des Turcs d'Asie Centrale.
Paris, Adrien-Maisonneuve, 1945.
 LibraryService Center  DS785 .B333 1945 Check availability @ Duke
Bartolʹd, V. V. (Vasiliĭ Vladimirovich)
Turkestan down to the Mongol invasion.
London, Luzac & co., 1928.
Perkins/Bostock Library PJ709 .G533 n.s., v.5 Check availability @ Duke
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Boyle, John Andrew.
The Mongol world empire, 1206-1370
London: Variorum Reprints, 1977.
Perkins/Bostock Library DS19 .B69 1977 Check availability @ Duke
Çiçek, Kemal.
The great Ottoman-Turkish civilisation.
Ankara : Yeni Türkiye, 2000.
Perkins/Bostock Library International & Area Studies Reading Room DR486 .G74 2000 4 vols. Check availability @ Duke
Dūrī, ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz.
Early Islamic institutions : administration and taxation from the Caliphate to the Umayyads and ʻAbbāsids.
London: I. B. Tauris, 2009.
Perkins/Bostock Library JQ1758.A58 D875 2009 Check availability @ Duke
Endress, Gerhard.
Islam : an historical introduction.
New York : Columbia University Press, c2002.
Perkins/Bostock Library DS35.6 .E5313 2002 Check availability @ Duke
Esposito, John L.Ceramic at Sackler, Washington DC
The Oxford history of Islam.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c1999.
Divinity School LibraryQuarto | 297.09 O98 1999 Check availability @ Duke
Freeman-Grenville, G. S. P.
Islam : an illustrated history.
New York : Continuum, 2006.
Perkins/Bostock Library International & Area Studies Reading Room DS35.63 .F74 2006 Check availability @ Duke
"Revised and expanded edition of Historical atlas of Islam"
Fattah, Hala Mundhir.
A brief history of Iraq.
New York : Facts On File, c2009.
Perkins/Bostock Library DS70.9 .F38 2009
Check availability @ Duke
Gardner, Robert.
Islam, empire of faith.
Alexandria, VA : PBS DVD ; Burbank, CA : distributed by Warner Home Video, 2001.
Lilly Library A-V DVD 389 Check availability @ Duke
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Gelvin, James L.
The modern Middle East : a history.
New York: Oxford University Press, 2011
Perkins/Bostock Library DS62.4 .G37 2011 Check availability @ Duke
Summary: Newly revised and updated for the second decade of the twenty-first century, the third edition of The Modern Middle East: A History explores how the forces associated with global modernity have shaped the social, economic, cultural, and political life in the region over the course of the past 500 years. Beginning with the first glimmerings of the current international state and economic systems in the sixteenth century, this book examines the impact of imperial and imperialist legacies, the great nineteenth-century transformation, cultural continuities and upheavals, international diplomacy, economic booms and busts, the emergence of authoritarian regimes, and the current challenges to those regimes on everyday life in an area of vital concern to us all. New to this Edition * The Introduction and Parts III and IV have been extensively revised and updated * Chapter 20, on political Islam, has been entirely rewritten * New vignettes and document selections have been added to the text * A new, expanded, photo essay, along with new photographs, have also been added
Güzel, Hasan Celâl, et al.
The Turks
Ankara : Yeni Türkiye, 2002.
Perkins/Bostock International & Area Studies Reading Room DS26 .T874 2002 6 vols. Check availability @ Duke
Hallaq, Wael B.
The origins and evolution of Islamic law.
Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Goodson Law Library KBP55 .H35 2005
Library Service Center KBP55 .H35 2005
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Hardy, Peter.
The Muslims of British India.
London: Cambridge University Press, 1972.
Perkins/Bostock Library DS463 .H37 1972 Check availability @ Duke
Hinds, Martin.
Studies in early Islamic history.
Princeton, N.J.: Darwin Press, 1996.
Library Service Center DS38.3 .H56 1996 Check availability @ Duke
Hodgson, Marshall G. S.
The venture of Islam : conscience and history in a world civilization.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1974.
Divinity School Library DS36.85 .H63 1974 v.1-3 Check availability @ Duke
Table of Contents: v. 1. The classical age of Islam.--v. 2. The expansion of islam in the middle periods.--v. 3. The gunpowder empires and modern times.
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İhsanoğlu, Ekmeleddin.
History of the Ottoman state, society & civilisation.
İstanbul: Research Center for Islamic History, Art and Culture, 2001.
Perkins/Bostock Library International & Area Studies Reading Room DR486 .O82513 2001 v.1-2 Check availability @ Duke
İnalcık, Halil.
Ottoman civilization.
Ankara : Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Culture, 2003-2004.
Perkins/Bostock International & Area Studies Reading Room DR486 .O886 2003 2 vols. Check availability @ Duke
v. 1. State, society, economy. Religion and thought. Science and education. Daily life and communications. Genealogy, chronology -- v. 2. Literature. Architecture and fine arts. Performing arts and music. Europe and the Ottomans.
İnalcık, Halil.
The Ottoman Empire: the classical age, 1300-1600.
New York, Praeger Publishers, 1973.
Perkins/Bostock Library DR486 .I5 1973b Check availability @ Duke
Jenkins, Everett.
The Muslim diaspora : a comprehensive reference to the spread of Islam in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c1999-
Divinity School Library Quarto BP50 .J46 1999 Check availability @ Duke
Kechichian, Joseph A.
Power and succession in Arab monarchies : a reference guide.
Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2008.
Perkins/Bostock Library JQ1840 .K425 2008 Check availability @ Duke
Kostick, Conor (ed.)
The Crusades and the Near East.
London ; New York: Routledge, 2011.
Perkins/Bostock Library D160 .C78 2011 Check availability @ Duke
Table of Contents: Introduction / Conor Kostick -- Warfare in the Mediterranean region in the age of the crusades, 1095-1291: a clash of contrasts / John France -- Muslim responses to the Frankish dominion in the Near East, 1098-1291 / Yehoshua Frenkel -- On the margins of Christendom: the impact of the crusades on Byzantium / Chris Wright -- Conflict and cohabitation: marriage and diplomacy between Latins and Cilician Armenians, c.1097-1253 / Natasha Hodgson -- National identity, language and conflict in the crusades to the Holy Land, 1096-1192 / Alan V. Murray -- Inimicus Dei et sanctae Christianitatis? Saracens and their Prophet in twelfth-century crusade propaganda and western travesties of Muhammad's life / Sini Kangas -- The impact of the First Crusade on Western opinion towards the Byzantine Empire: the Dei Gesta per Francos of Guibert of Nogent and the Historia Hierosolymitana of Fulcher of Chartres / Léan Ní Chléirigh -- Oriental and occidental medicine in the crusader states! / Susan B. Edginton -- Architecture of the crusaders in the Holy Land: the first European colonial architecture? / Jürgen Krüger -- Peacemaking: perceptions and practices in the medieval Latin East / Yvonne Friedman -- Afterward / Bernard Hamilton.
Lapidus, Ira M.
A history of Islamic societies.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Perkins/Bostock Library DS35.63 .L37 2002 Check availability @ Duke
Ira Lapidus explores the origins and evolution of Muslim societies. The book, now revised and updated, is divided into three parts. The first covers the formative era of Islamic civilization. The second traces the diffusion of worldwide Islamic societies, while the third explores their reaction to European imperialism, and emergence as independent states. The concluding chapters consider Islam's recent history, the formation of Islamic revival movements and global Islamic identities. The book is essential reading for students and for those seeking to understand the Muslim peoples.
Milton-Edwards, Beverley.
Islamic fundamentalism since 1945.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York: Routledge, 2014.
Perkins/Bostock Library BP166.14.F85 M55 2014 Check availability @ Duke
Table of Contents: A diverse tradition from past to present -- The advance of secularism: the decline of Islam? -- Identity and revivalism -- Islam armed: resistance in an ideological era -- Going global: fundamentalism and terror -- Ground zero and Islamic fundamentalism -- Islamic fundamentalism and the Arab awakening.
Quataert, Donald.
The Ottoman Empire, 1700-1922.
Cambridge, UK ; New York: Cambrige University Press, 2005.
Perkins/Bostock Library DR542 .Q38 2005 Check availability @ Duke
Schimmel, Annemarie.
Islam : an introduction.
Albany : State University of New York Press, c1992.
Divinity School Library BP55 .S3413 1992 Check availability @ Duke
Schimmel, Annemarie.
Mystical dimensions of Islam.
Chapel Hill,NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1975.
Divinity School Library BP189.2 .S34 1975 Check availability @ Duke
Shaʻbān, Muḥammad ʻAbd al-Ḥayy Muḥammad.
The ʻAbbasid revolution.
Cambridge, Eng.: University Press, 1970.
Perkins/Bostock Library DS76.4 .S44 1970 Check availability @ Duke
Shaʻbān, Muḥammad ʻAbd al-Ḥayy Muḥammad.
Islamic history, a new interpretation.
Cambridge [Eng.] University Press, 1971
Perkins/Bostock Library DS38.5 .S5 1971 v.1-2 Check availability @ Duke
Table of Contents: 1. A.D. 600-750 (A.H. 132)--2. A.D. 750-1055 (A.H. 132-448)
Wellhausen, Julius.
The Arab Kingdom and its fall.
London ; New York: Routledge, 2000.
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