The Encyclopedia Of Islam And The Muslim World, 2nd Edition, is a two-volume set containing over 540 alphabetically-arranged entries designed to support students of religion and world history at the high school and undergraduate levels, as well as the general public. Rich historical content is partnered with coverage of the issues, countries, and people that are important in today's world, allowing for an assessment of Islam's influence on all areas of human activity throughout the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. The revamped table of contents includes entries at the forefront of current events, including entries on oil, water rights, social media, and ISIS, as well as greatly expanded coverage of Islam in specific countries. Now in full color, this beautifully illustrated set features more than fifty percent new and revised entries, including more than 170 new articles, and more than 350 maps, charts, and photos.
Features & Benefits
- This set features a unique balance of coverage of historical Islam as well as current issues, providing readers with a compact yet comprehensive view of Islam and the people who practice it.
- This title fits neatly into a market that features both large and expensive sets or small one-volume titles that lack the coverage.
- As a four-color title with more than 350 full-color images and maps, the Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World is visually stunning
- competitors are black-and-white with very few illustrations.
- The encyclopedia's contributors include nearly 350 high-ranking scholars, a third of whom are based outside the United States.
- Entries are fully cross-referenced, allowing readers to easily see connections between entries and facilitating further research.
260 new and updated entries.