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Islamicate Civilization, from the Beginning to European Colonialism

13 May 2021 01:36

I take the word "Islamicate" from Hodgson's terrific Venture of Islam; he draws a subtle but I think valid distinction between "Islamic" (referring purely to the religion) and "Islamicate" (which is broader).

I am particularly interested in the history of science during this period, but all of it is interesting.

See also: Afghanistan; Central Asia; Islam; Islamic Law; Mu'tazila and Mu'tazilites; Persiante Culture; Reception and Appropriations of Classical Culture


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