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Humanities
Vendor: 
Oxford University Press
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Covers the origins and historical development of Islam--its faith, community, institutions, sciences, and arts, the beliefs and lifestyles of contemporary Muslims around the world.  Materials range from major reference works, articles, biographies (about 1,000), primary sources (excerpts from seminal books, transcripts of speeches, fatwas, statements posted on Arabic internet sites and other sources, texts covering perspectives from leaders in the Islamic world, activists and respected Muslim scholars representing a variety of schools of thought), images, maps, and timelines (one on the history of Islam and its role in global affairs and the primary timeline has over 1,000 historic moments in Islamic history—births, deaths, reigns, wars and articles on Islam).  Contains the full text of the Qur'an, a concordance and 2 interpretations of the Qur'an.