Looking for an “expanded” and “recommended” resource designed to support users’ religion and history understandings? The Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World provides rich historical content partnered with coverage of the issues, countries, and people that are important in today’s world to provide knowledge of Islam’s influence on all areas of human activity. This updated edition should be considered for beginning students for any library.
“The source is greatly expanded in coverage from a decade earlier, providing new or updated articles for about half of the content, including over 350 color images and maps. . . . These updates have improved an already stellar resource, and the second edition should be considered for any library collection serving beginning students. Summing Up: Recommended. High school students and lower-level undergraduates; general readers.“
—CHOICE, September 2016
The Encyclopedia Of Islam And The Muslim World, 2nd Edition, is a two-volume set containing over 540 alphabetically-arranged entries allowing for an assessment of Islam’s influence on all areas of human activity throughout the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas.
The revamped table of contents includes entries at the forefront of current events, including entries on oil, water rights, social media, and ISIS, as well as greatly expanded coverage of Islam in specific countries. Now in full color, this beautifully illustrated set features more than fifty percent new and revised entries, including more than 170 new articles, and more than 350 maps, charts, and photos.