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The Republic of Arabic Letters

Islam and the European Enlightenment

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674975927

Publication Date: 02/23/2018

Academic Trade

360 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

18 color illustrations, 2 maps

Belknap Press


  • Note on Terminology, Names, Transliteration, and Dates
  • List of Protagonists
  • List of Frequently Discussed Arabic and Islamic Authors
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Oriental Library
  • 2. The Qur’an in Translation
  • 3. A New View of Islam
  • 4. D’Herbelot’s Oriental Garden
  • 5. Islam in History
  • 6. Islam and the Enlightenment
  • Epilogue
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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