Routes and realms : the power of place in the early Islamic world / Zayde Antrim.

This title explores the ways in which Muslims expressed attachment to land in formal texts from the ninth through the eleventh centuries. These texts reveal that territories were imagined specifically as homes, cities, and regions and acted as powerful categories of belonging in the early Islamic wo...

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Main Author: Antrim, Zayde.
Format: Electronic
Published: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Note on Translations, Transliterations, and Dates; Glossary; A; B; C; F; H; I; K; M; Q; S; T; U; W; Introduction: The Discourse of Place; PART ONE: HOME; 1. Home as Homeland; PART TWO: CITY; 2. Cities and Sacred History; 3. The Image of the City; PART THREE: REGION; 4. Dividing the World; 5. Routes and Realms; Conclusion: Looking Forward; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; W; Y; Z