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Author Ibn Khaldūn, 1332-1406.
Title The Muqaddimah : an introduction to history / Ibn Khaldûn ; translated and introduced by Franz Rosenthal ; abridged and edited by N.J. Dawood ; with a new introduction by Bruce B. Lawrence.
Publication Info. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2015.
Open Library Cover
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Edition Abridged edition.
First Princeton Classics edition
Description xxxv, 465 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Bollingen series
Princeton/Bollingen paperbacks
A Princeton classic edition
Bollingen series.
Princeton/Bollingen paperbacks.
Princeton classic editions.
Note "The classic Islamic history of the world" -- cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note This edition of this translation originally published: London: Routledge and K. Paul, 1967.
Translated from the Arabic.
Contents Human civilization in general -- Bedouin civilization, savage nations and tribes and their conditions of life, including several basic and explanatory statements -- On dynastics, royal authority, the caliphate, government ranks, and all that goes with these things -- Countries and cities, and all other forms of sedentary civilization -- On the various aspects of making a living, such as profit and the crafts ; the conditions that occur in this connection -- The various kinds of sciences ; the methods of instruction.
Subject Islamic civilization.
Civilization -- Early works to 1800.
History -- Philosophy.
Added Author Translation of: Ibn Khaldūn, 1332-1406. Kitāb al-ʻibar. Muqaddimah. Selections. English.
Rosenthal, Franz, 1914-2003, translator, writer of introduction.
Dawood, N. J., editor.
Lawrence, Bruce B., author of introduction.
Added Title Kitāb al-ʻibar. Muqaddimah. Selections. English
ISBN 9780691166285 : (paperback)
0691166285 : (paperback)