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The Republic of Arabic Letters

Islam and the European Enlightenment

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$21.95 • £17.95 • €20.00

ISBN 9780674244870

Publication Date: 03/03/2020

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368 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

18 color illus., 2 maps

Belknap Press

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  • 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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