Documents on foreign policy issues ranging from the Vietnam War and Paris Peace talks, to Nixon's China visit in 1972 and US relations with the Middle East. There is also material on social conditions, domestic reforms, trade, culture and the environment.
This collection consists of over 300 volumes from the Cambridge Histories series. The volumes are grouped into topics, making it quick and easy to search and browse through an array of historical subject areas. The extensive bibliographic referencing and other leading functionality, enhances usability and makes this resource ideal for any type of historical research.
Emphasizing Shīʻi themes, this encyclopedia presents biographies of political, military and cultural personalities, with accounts of events throughout the Muslim world; scientific, artistic, literary and philosophical themes; the disciplines of jurisprudence, Qurʾānic studies, history and geography, logic and linguistics, faith and philosophy, and such sciences as medicine and mathematics.
Includes articles on distinguished Muslims of every age and land, on tribes and dynasties, on the crafts and sciences, on political and religious institutions, on the geography, ethnography, flora and fauna of the various countries and on the history, topography and monuments of the major towns and cities. Its geographical and historical scope encompasses the old Arabo-Islamic empire, the Islamic countries of Iran, Central Asia, the Indian sub-continent and Indonesia, the Ottoman Empire and all modern Islamic states.
New articles reflecting the great diversity of current cholarship. It is published in five substantial segments each year, The new scope includes comprehensive coverage of Islam in the twentieth century and of Muslim minorities all over the world.
An encyclopaedic dictionary of qurʼānic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis extended with essays on the most important themes and subjects within qurʼānic studies.
Covers all aspects of the study of Arabic and dealing with all levels of the language (pre-Classical Arabic, Classical Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic, Arabic vernaculars, mixed varieties of Arabic), both synchronically and diachronically. Includes both the external and the internal history of the language, as well as the structural analysis of the different varieties of the language, the interaction between varieties in mixed levels (such as Middle Arabic), the linguistic contacts between Arabic and other languages, and the place of Arabic within larger language groups.
From the birth of the prophet Muhammed to the independence of post-Soviet Muslim states in Central Asia, the atlas explains the historical evolution of Islamic societies. Short essays cover a wide variety of themes
Source material from the British Foreign Office, Colonial Office, War Office and Cabinet Papers covering the period from the Anglo-Indian landing in Basra in 1914 through the British Mandate in Iraq of 1920-32 to the rise of Saddam Hussein in 1974. Requires Adobe flash player for images to open.
Citations and abstracts, some with links to full text, to publications covering political affairs & law, international relations, economic affairs, business & industry, cultural heritage, arts & humanities, society & social welfare, ethnic diversity & anthropology, significant religious events & movements and recent history & archaeology.