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Author Lane, Jan-Erik.

Title Religion and politics : Islam and Muslim civilisation / Jan-Erik Lane and Hamadi Redissi
Published Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, [2004]
©2004

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Description viii, 246 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series AMS studies in the Renaissance ; no. 41
AMS studies in the Renaissance ; no. 41
Contents 1. Walter Ralegh's historicist inheritance : God's providential world and marvelous El Dorado -- 2. "High and rare delight" : spiritual geographic history and the dislocation of the East -- 3. Richard Hakluyt and the confusion of sources -- 4. World history revised : Francis Bacon and Abraham Ortelius -- 5. Skepticism and faith : Samuel Purchas, John Donne, and the composition of Purchas his pilgrimage -- 6. Toward a humanist global historicism : Purchas and world historical discourse -- 7. Empirical and prophetic visions : Milton and the strands of Renaissance historiography -- 8. The prophetic universal history of Paradise lost : paradoxical triumphs and transcendant designs -- 9. An overview : on "The end of history" and the patterned forms of world historicism : Hegel, Marx, globalization, and beyond
Summary "In this study, John G. Demaray argues that modern global cultural historicism first arose, not in the eighteenth century as is commonly held, but in the Renaissance, out of the biblical and pilgrimage iconography of the medieval "Book of God's Works.""--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Islam and politics.
Religion and politics -- Islamic countries.
Islamic modernism.
Islamic fundamentalism.
Islamic civilization.
Islamic countries -- Civilization.
Islamic countries -- Civilization -- Western influences.
Islamic Empire.
Author Redissi, Hamadi.
LC no. 2004046226
ISBN 0404623417 alkaline paper
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