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History of the Muslim World, A: Since 1260, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Vernon O. Egger

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Nov 16, 2007

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For the second half of a two-course sequence in Muslim history, Islamic Civilization, and religious studies courses on Islam.

 

The history of the predominantly Muslim world is examined within the context of world history. It examines political, economic, and broad cultural developments, as well as specifically religious ones. The themes of the book are tradition and adaptation: It examines the tensions between the desire of Muslims to maintain continuity with their legacy and their recognition of the need to adapt to changing conditions.

Table of Contents

Part One

Mongol Hegemony, 1260-1405

 

1. THE GREAT TRANSFORMATION

            The Mongol Khanates

                        The Qipchaq Khanate

                        The Il-khanate

                        The Chaghatay Khanate

            New Centers of Islamic Culture

                        The Mamluke Empire

                        The Delhi Sultanate

                        The Ottoman Sultanate

            Scourges

                        Plague

                        Timur Lang

            Conclusion

 

2. UNITY AND DIVERSITY IN ISLAMIC TRADITIONS

            Intellectual Life in the Fourteenth Century

                        The End of the “Golden Age”?

                        Against All Odds

            Law

                        The Queen of the Sciences

                        The “Closing of the Gate of Ijtihad”?

            The Varieties of Religious Expression

                        “Orthodoxy” and “Heterodoxy”

                        The Proliferation of Sufi Groups

            Conclusion                 

 

Part 2

Muslim Ascendancy, 1405-1750

 

3. THE CENTRAL MUSLIM LANDS

            The Ottoman Empire

                        The Creation of an Empire

                        Society

                        The State

                        The Economy

                        Culture

                        From Dominance to Parity

            The Arabian Peninsula

                        The Holy Cities

                        Yemen and Oman                    

            The Eurasian Steppes

            Conclusion

 

4. THE UMMA IN THE WEST

            The Iberian Peninsula

                        Mudejars

                        Granada

                        Moriscos

            The Maghrib

                        The Land

                        The Berber States

                        Crusaders, Corsairs, and Janissaries

                        The Regencies

                        Alawite Morocco

            The Sudan

                        Trans-Saharan Trade

                        The Islamization of the Western and Central Sudan

                        The Islamization of the Eastern Sudan

                        The Intensification of the Slave Trade

                        Islam in the Sudan

            Conclusion

 

5. CENTRAL ASIA AND IRAN

            Central Asia

                        The Timurids

                        The Uzbek Khanate

                        The Islamization of Central Asia

            Iran

                        The Nizaris Regroup

                        The Safavids: A Militant Sufi Order

                        The First Twelver Shi`ite Empire

                        The Apocalypse Postponed

                        Society

                        The State

                        The Decline of Tariqa Sufism

                        The Economy

                        Culture

                        The End of an Empire

            Conclusion

 

 

6. SOUTH ASIA

            South Asia after the Delhi Sultanate

                        Southern and Central South Asia

                        The Indo-Gangetic Plain

 

            Islam in South Asia

                        Patterns of Muslim Influence

                        South Asian Sufism

                        An Isma`ili Revival

            The Timurids in South Asia: The Mughals

                        The Formation of the Mughal Empire

                        Society

                        The State

                        The Economy

                        Culture

                        The End of Imperial Rule

            Conclusion

 

7. THE INDIAN OCEAN BASIN

            A Muslim Lake

            The East Coast of Africa

                        Berbera and the Land of the Zanj

                        The Impact of Imperialism                    

            Kerala

                        The Land of Pepper

                        The Impact of Imperialism

            Southeast Asia

                        The Malayo-Polynesian Lands

                        The Lure of the Spice Islands

                        The Impact of Imperialism

                        The Appeal of a Universal Faith

                        A Loss of Dynamism

            Conclusion

 

 

Part 3

The World Turned Upside Down, 1750-Present

 

8. REFORM AND RENEWAL, 1750-1875

            Developments within Twelver Shi`ism

                        The Growth of Mujtahid Authority

                        Twelver Ritual Life

            Sunni Reform Movements

                        A Search for First Principles

                        Jihad Movements

            European Intervention and Annexation

                        South Asia

                        Southeast Asia

                        The Indian Ocean Basin

                        The Caucasus and Central Asia

                        North Africa

            Governmental Responses to External Threats

                        The Ottoman Empire

                        Iran

            Cultural Fragmentation

            Conclusion

 

9. THE LOSS OF SOVEREIGNTY, 1875-1920

            European Imperialism, 1875-1914

                        The Balkans

                        North and West Africa

                        The Western Indian Ocean

                        Central Asia and Iran

                        Southeast Asia

            Imperial Rule

            Encounters with Tradition

                        Movements of Political and Social Reform

                        Movements of Religious Reform and Renewal

            World War I

            Conclusion

 

10. THE INTERWAR YEARS, 1920-1939 

            Independent Muslim States

                        The Republic of Turkey

                        The Pahlavi Monarchy of Iran

                        States in the Arabian Peninsula

                        The Kingdom of Afghanistan

            Muslim Minorities in the USSR

            Nationalist Movements

                        North Africa

                        The Eastern Arab World

                        South Asia

                        Southeast Asia

            Islamic Movements

                        Tensions Between Secular and Religious Muslims

                        Religious Activists: Reformers and Traditionalists

                        The Muslim Brothers

                        Abu’l A`la Mawdudi

                        Tablighi Jama`at

                        Indonesian Religious Organizations

            Women’s Issues        

            Conclusion                 

 

11. REGAINING SOVEREIGNTY, 1939-1970

            World War II

                        The Middle East

                        Southeast Asia

                        Africa

                        South Asia

            Formal Independence

                        The 1940s

                        The 1950s

                        The 1960s and 1970s

            Muslim Minorities in the USSR and China 

            Disillusionment with Secular Nationalism

                        Pakistan

                        Indonesia

                        Iran

                        The Arab World

                        Turkey

            Voices of Urgency

            Conclusion

 

12. NEW DIRECTIONS, 1970-PRESENT

            The Watershed Years

                        The Arab World

                        Iran

                        South Asia

                        Afghanistan

                        Southeast Asia

            Responding to the Divine Imperative: Political Islam

                        Egypt and Jordan

                        Pakistan

                        Southeast Asia

                        North Africa

                        Turkey            

            Responding to the Divine Imperative: Jihadism

                        Jihad as the Means to Implement an Islamic State

                        Jihad as National Liberation

                        Global Jihad                

            Twenty-First-Century Challenges and Opportunities

                        A Siege Mentality

                        A Crisis of Authority

                        Economic and Social Issues

                        The Prospects for Islamism and Sufism

                        New Frontiers

            Conclusion

 

 

 

Glossary

 

Index

 

Documents

 

Maps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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