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Heather N. Keaney - Medieval Islamic Historiography - 9781138952560 - V9781138952560
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Medieval Islamic Historiography

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Description for Medieval Islamic Historiography Paperback. Num Pages: 188 pages, 6 black & white illustrations, 6 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 1FB; 1HB; 3F; 3H; HBAH; HBJF1; HBLC1; JFSR2. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 11. Weight in Grams: 136.
This book is a comparative analysis of the medieval Sunni historiography of the caliphate of Uthman b. Affan and the revolt against him. By comparing treatments of Uthman in pietistic literature and universal chronicles, the work traces the gradual silencing of more critical accounts in favor of those that portray Uthman as a saintly companion of the Prophet Muhammad. Through a comparative analysis of authors between genres and time periods, this book shows how authors were able to convey their personal perspectives on important religio-political tensions that emerged through the revolt against Uthman, namely the tension between Sunnis and Shiis, ... Read more

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About Heather N. Keaney
Heather N. Keaney is an Assistant Professor of History at Westmont College, Santa Barbara. She is also the Co-director of the Westmont in Istanbul semester abroad study program, which she designed and led in its first outing during Spring 2012.

Reviews for Medieval Islamic Historiography
"Heather N. Keaney’s book is essential reading for all researchers and teachers in Islamic history and Islamic studies".Göran Larsson, University of Gothenburg, Sweden "Yet the underlying idea – that one can understand the development of medieval historiography by studying various portrayals of this one critical set of events – is clear and ambitious. Although there may be flaws in ... Read more

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