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Product Description: This volume of "Encyclopaedia Islamica" is the fifth of a projected 16-volume publication, consisting of an abridged and edited translation of the Persian "D irat al-Ma rif-i Buzurg-i Isl m ," one of the most comprehensive sources on Islam and the Muslim world...read more
By Farhad Daftary (editor)

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9789004307896 | Bilingual edition (Brill Academic Pub, December 14, 2015), cover price $646.00 | About this edition: This volume of "Encyclopaedia Islamica" is the fifth of a projected 16-volume publication, consisting of an abridged and edited translation of the Persian "D irat al-Ma rif-i Buzurg-i Isl m ," one of the most comprehensive sources on Islam and the Muslim world.

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Product Description: Shi?i Muslims have played a crucial role, proportionally greater than their relative size, in furthering the civilizational achievements of Islam. Indeed, the Shi?i scholars and literati of various branches and regions, including scientists, philosophers, theologians, jurists and poets, have made seminal contributions to Islamic thought and culture...read more

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9781780768410 | Tauris Academic Studies, February 27, 2014, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Shi?

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Product Description: This volume of "Encyclopaedia Islamica" is the fourth of a projected 16-volume publication, consisting of an abridged and edited translation of the Persian "D irat al-Ma rif-i Buzurg-i Isl m ," one of the most comprehensive sources on Islam and the Muslim world...read more
By Farhad Daftary (editor)

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9789004246911 | Brill Academic Pub, December 13, 2013, cover price $646.00 | About this edition: This volume of "Encyclopaedia Islamica" is the fourth of a projected 16-volume publication, consisting of an abridged and edited translation of the Persian "D irat al-Ma rif-i Buzurg-i Isl m ," one of the most comprehensive sources on Islam and the Muslim world.

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Product Description: The Ismaili Muslims, who belong to the Shia branch of Islam, live in over 25 different countries around the world, mainly in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Their history has typically been linked to the history of the various countries in which they live, but the worldwide community is united under Prince Karim Aga Khan, the spiritual leader and 49th Imam of the Ismaili Muslims...read more

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9780810861640 | Scarecrow Pr, December 30, 2011, cover price $88.00 | About this edition: The Ismaili Muslims, who belong to the Shia branch of Islam, live in over 25 different countries around the world, mainly in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

By Kazem Musavi Bojnurdi (editor), Farhad Daftary (editor) and Wilferd Madelung (editor)

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9789004191655 | Brill Academic Pub, December 31, 2011, cover price $664.00

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Product Description: Jusqu'au milieu du XXe siecle, les ismaeliens ont ete etudies et juges en se fondant quasi-exclusivement sur la foi des informations recueillies ou forgees de toutes pieces par leurs ennemis. Il en est ressorti quantite de mythes et de legendes sur leurs enseignements et leurs pratiques qui ont largement circule dans les societes musulmanes et en Occident...read more

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9782711623112 | Isd, January 25, 2011, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Jusqu'au milieu du XXe siecle, les ismaeliens ont ete etudies et juges en se fondant quasi-exclusivement sur la foi des informations recueillies ou forgees de toutes pieces par leurs ennemis.

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Product Description: The Ismailis have enjoyed a long, eventful and complex history dating back to the 8eigth century CE and originating in the Shi'i tradition of Islam. During the medieval period, Ismailis of different regions--especially in central Asia, south Asia, Iran and Syria--developed and elaborated  their own distinctive literary and intellectual traditions, which have made an outstanding contribution to the culture of Islam as a whole...read more
By Farhad Daftary (editor)

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9781845117177 | Tauris Academic Studies, January 15, 2011, cover price $58.00 | About this edition: The Ismailis have enjoyed a long, eventful and complex history dating back to the 8eigth century CE and originating in the Shi'i tradition of Islam.

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Product Description: This volume of Encyclopaedia Islamica is the second of a projected 16-volume publication, consisting of an abridged and edited translation of the Persian D irat al-Ma rif-i Buzurg-i Isl m , one of the most comprehensive sources on Islam and the Muslim world...read more
By Farhad Daftary (editor) and Wilferd Madelung (editor)

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9789004178595 | Brill Academic Pub, December 31, 2009, cover price $664.00 | About this edition: This volume of Encyclopaedia Islamica is the second of a projected 16-volume publication, consisting of an abridged and edited translation of the Persian D irat al-Ma rif-i Buzurg-i Isl m , one of the most comprehensive sources on Islam and the Muslim world.

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Product Description: This volume of "Encyclopaedia Islamica" is the first of a projected 16-volume publication, consisting of an abridged and edited translation of the Persian "D irat al-Ma rif-i Buzurg-i Isl m ," one of the most comprehensive sources on Islam and the Muslim world...read more
By Farhad Daftary (editor) and Wilferd Madelung (editor)

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9789004168602 | Brill Academic Pub, June 15, 2008, cover price $664.00 | About this edition: This volume of "Encyclopaedia Islamica" is the first of a projected 16-volume publication, consisting of an abridged and edited translation of the Persian "D irat al-Ma rif-i Buzurg-i Isl m ," one of the most comprehensive sources on Islam and the Muslim world.

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Product Description: The Isma'ilis represent the second largest Shii Muslim community after the Twelvers, and are today scattered throughout more than twenty-five countries in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and North America. This 2007 second edition of this authoritative book traces the history and doctrinal development of the Isma'ilis from their origins in the formative period of Islam to the present day, a period of more than twelve centuries...read more

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9780521850841, titled "The Ismailis: Their History and Doctrines" | 2 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, October 31, 2007), cover price $269.99 | About this edition: The Isma'ilis represent the second largest Shii Muslim community after the Twelvers, and are today scattered throughout more than twenty-five countries in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and North America.
9780521370196 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 27, 1990, cover price $193.99 | About this edition: This authoritative book traces the history and doctrinal development of the Isma'ili movement from its origins to the present day, a period of twelve centuries.

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9780521616362 | 2 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, October 22, 2007), cover price $104.99
9780521429740 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, July 1, 1992), cover price $66.99 | About this edition: This authoritative book traces the history and doctrinal development of the Isma'ili movement from its origins to the present day, a period of twelve centuries.

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Product Description: Depuis le XIIe siecle, l'imagination des Europeens a ete captivee par des contes fantastiques sur les Assassins, leur mysterieux dirigeant et leurs forteresses isolees dans les chaines montagneuses de la Syrie et du nord de l'Iran...read more

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9782711618620 | Librairie Philosophique J Vrin, February 5, 2007, cover price $33.00 | About this edition: Depuis le XIIe siecle, l'imagination des Europeens a ete captivee par des contes fantastiques sur les Assassins, leur mysterieux dirigeant et leurs forteresses isolees dans les chaines montagneuses de la Syrie et du nord de l'Iran.

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Product Description: Discussing the different phases in Ismaili history, this book describes both the early Ismailis as well as the contributions of the later Ismailis to Islamic culture in medieval times. A number of chapters deal with key Ismaili individuals such as Hasan-i Sabbah...read more

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9781845110918 | Tauris Academic Studies, February 20, 2006, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Discussing the different phases in Ismaili history, this book describes both the early Ismailis as well as the contributions of the later Ismailis to Islamic culture in medieval times.

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Product Description: Ismaili Studies represents one of the most recent fields of Islamic Studies. Much new research has taken place in this field as a result of the recovery of a large number of Ismaili texts. This book contains a complete listing of the sources and secondary studies, including theses, written by Ismailis or about them in all major Islamic and European languages...read more

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9781850434399 | Tauris Academic Studies, November 27, 2004, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Ismaili Studies represents one of the most recent fields of Islamic Studies.

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Product Description: This book explores broad-ranging themes relating to memory, memorization, memorializing or commemorating in a variety of historical, legal, literary and architectural contexts. Distinguished scholars like Abbas Amanat, Irene Bierman, Elton Daniel, George Makdisi, Roy Mottahedeh, Andrew Newman, Ismail K...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Farhad Daftary (editor), Wilferd Madelung (editor) and Josef W. Meri (editor)

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9781860648595 | Tauris Academic Studies, December 5, 2003, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: This book explores broad-ranging themes relating to memory, memorization, memorializing or commemorating in a variety of historical, legal, literary and architectural contexts.

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Product Description: This work explores the role of the intellect in the legal, theological, philosophical, and mystical traditions of Islam, and its continuing relevance in the efforts of the contemporary Muslim world to address the challenges of modernity...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Farhad Daftary (editor)

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9781860644351 | Tauris Academic Studies, June 17, 2000, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: This work explores the role of the intellect in the legal, theological, philosophical, and mystical traditions of Islam, and of its continuing relevance in the efforts of the contemporary Muslim world to address the challenges of modernity.

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9781860647604 | Tauris Academic Studies, October 5, 2001, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: This work explores the role of the intellect in the legal, theological, philosophical, and mystical traditions of Islam, and its continuing relevance in the efforts of the contemporary Muslim world to address the challenges of modernity.

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Product Description: Until recently, the Ismai`ilis were judged almost exclusively on the basis of hostile Muslim and European sources. This volume, the result of some of the most recent scholarship in the area and written by leading contemporary authorities in the field, sheds a new and more realistic light on their history...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Farhad Daftary (editor)

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9780521451406 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1996, cover price $139.99 | About this edition: Until recently, the Ismai`ilis were judged almost exclusively on the basis of hostile Muslim and European sources.

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9780521003100 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 2001, cover price $54.99 | About this edition: Until recently, the Ismai`ilis were judged almost exclusively on the basis of hostile Muslim and European sources.

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Product Description: A major Shi'i Muslim community with a long and eventful history, the Ismailis were until recently studied primarily on the basis of the accounts of their enemies, including the Sunni polemicists and the Crusader chroniclers. As a result, a host of legends were disseminated on the teachings and practices of the Ismailis...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781558761933 | Markus Wiener Pub, July 1, 1998, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: A major Shi'i Muslim community with a long and eventful history, the Ismailis were until recently studied primarily on the basis of the accounts of their enemies, including the Sunni polemicists and the Crusader chroniclers.
9780748609048 | Edinburgh Univ Pr, June 1, 1998, cover price $200.00 | About this edition: Despite being one of the key Shi'i Muslim communities, the Ismailis were until recently studied primarily on the basis of the accounts of their enemies.

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9781558761940 | Markus Wiener Pub, July 1, 1998, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A major Shi'i Muslim community with a long and eventful history, the Ismailis were until recently studied primarily on the basis of the accounts of their enemies, including the Sunni polemicists and the Crusader chroniclers.

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Product Description: For hundreds of years Westerners have been fascinated by stories of the Assassins, their mysterious leader and their remote mountain stronghold at Alamut in Northern Iran. The legends first emerged in the 12th and 13th centuries, when Crusaders in Syria came into contact with the Nazari Isma'ilis, one of the communities of Shi'ite Islam who, at the behest of their leader Hassan Sabaa (mythologized as the ""Old Man of the Mountain""), engaged in dangerous missions to kill their enemies...read more

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9781850437055 | Tauris Academic Studies, July 1, 1994, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: For hundreds of years Westerners have been fascinated by stories of the Assassins, their mysterious leader and their remote mountain stronghold at Alamut in Northern Iran.

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9781850439509 | Tauris Academic Studies, July 15, 1995, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: For hundreds of years Westerners have been fascinated by stories of the Assassins, their mysterious leader and their remote mountain stronghold at Alamut in Northern Iran.

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