Islamic Historiography

Author(s): Chase F. Robinson; Patricia Crone (Contribution by)

History

Chase Robinson's book is a timely introduction to Islamic historiography, from its origins in the seventh and eighth centuries to the fifteenth century. It covers the rise of the tradition, the historians' principal genres, assumptions and methods, and stresses the social and political functions of historical writing. It is an authoritative guide for students with little or no background in Islamic history or Arabic.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780521629362
  • : Cambridge University Press
  • : Cambridge University Press
  • : December 2002
  • : .63 Inches X 6.54 Inches X 9.21 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : near fine
  • : 264
  • : Chase F. Robinson; Patricia Crone (Contribution by)
  • : Paperback
  • : English