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Author Antrim, Zayde, author

Title Routes and realms : the power of place in the early Islamic world / Zayde Antrim
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 212 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Note on Translations, Transliterations, and Dates; Glossary; A; B; C; F; H; I; K; M; Q; S; T; U; W; Introduction: The Discourse of Place; PART ONE: HOME; 1. Home as Homeland; PART TWO: CITY; 2. Cities and Sacred History; 3. The Image of the City; PART THREE: REGION; 4. Dividing the World; 5. Routes and Realms; Conclusion: Looking Forward; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; W; Y; Z
Summary This title explores the ways in which Muslims expressed attachment to land in formal texts from the ninth through the eleventh centuries. These texts reveal that territories were imagined specifically as homes, cities, and regions and acted as powerful categories of belonging in the early Islamic world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Geography -- Philosophy
Geography -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Geography, Arab
Place attachment -- Islamic Empire
Geography -- Philosophy.
Geography, Arab.
Place attachment.
SCIENCE -- Earth Sciences -- Geography.
TRAVEL -- Budget.
TRAVEL -- Hikes & Walks.
TRAVEL -- Museums, Tours, Points of Interest.
TRAVEL -- Parks & Campgrounds.
Islamic Empire.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0199913889 (electronic bk.)
0199980179 (electronic bk.)
9780199913886 (electronic bk.)
9780199980178 (electronic bk.)