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Product Description: First published in 2001 (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Jim Colville (trans) and Jahiz

Hardcover:

9780710306975 | Routledge, February 1, 2002, cover price $250.00 | About this edition: First published in 2001

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Product Description: This book is a translation of one of the wittiest pieces of medieval Arabic prose. In the opinion of most Arab literary critics, Abu 'Uthman al-Jahiz is one of the finest writers in Arabic of all time, described as "the sultan of style" and the very symbol of literary ability...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780710306456 | Routledge, August 1, 1999, cover price $250.00 | About this edition: This book is a translation of one of the wittiest pieces of medieval Arabic prose.

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Product Description: Did the world come about by chance or through creation? This book, attributed to the ninth-century Arab author al-Jahiz, discusses the evidence of God's design in the universe. Looking at the world around us and mankind's place in it, he argues that the design, harmony and wisdom in the natural world show that the world was created consciously...read more

Hardcover:

9781859640678 | Garnet Pub Ltd, July 1, 1996, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Did the world come about by chance or through creation?

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