Containing thematic articles on the history and development of Islam, including biographies of key figures, definitions, illustrations, maps and more, this new encyclopedia fills a need in this key area of religious studies.
Covers the modern history of the Middle East and North Africa, with major sections on Colonialism and Imperialism, the World Wars, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the United Nations involvement in the region.
Available online and in print
UW Tacoma Library Reference
DS35.53 .O96 2009 v. 1-6
An extensive encyclopedia on many aspects of the Muslim world, providing biographies of significant figures, surveys of important historical events, and a wide variety of topics, such as homosexuality.