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A history of the Maghrib

by Jamil M. Abun-Nasr

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Published by University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, North
    • Subjects:
    • Africa, North -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 393-397.

      Statement[by] Jamil M. Abun-Nasr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT194 .A63
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 416 p.
      Number of Pages416
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5446513M
      ISBN 100521079810
      LC Control Number73128635

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A history of the Maghrib by Jamil M. Abun-Nasr Download PDF EPUB FB2

A History of the Maghrib is a solid, serious study of North Africa west of Egypt, from prehistory to the midth century, culminating in the formation of the four nation-states that exist today: Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria and Libya.

Perforce, all the Mediterranean countries are intricately involved by: A History of the Maghrib Hardcover – September 2, by J. Abun-Nasr (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" 5/5(1). A History of the Maghrib is a solid, serious study of North Africa west of Egypt, from prehistory to the midth century, culminating in the formation of the four nation-states that exist today: Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria and Libya.

Perforce, all the Mediterranean countries are intricately involved throughout.5/5(5). The book aims, in Professor Laroui's words, "to give from within a decolonized vision of North African history just as the present leaders of the Maghrib are trying to modernize the economic and social structure of the country."/5.

The History of the Maghrib: An Interpretive Essay (Acls History E-book Project Reprint Series) [Laroui, Abdallah, Manheim Ralph, Ralph, Manheim Ralph] on Cited by: History of the Maghrib 2nd Edition by J.

Abun-Nasr (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work. A History of the Maghrib in the Islamic Period. Building on the two previous editions of his History of the Maghrib, Professor Abun-Nasr has written a completely new history of North Africa within the Islamic period which begins with the Arab conquest and brings the story up to the present day/5(2).

Both used an old-fashioned historiography, he asserts, focusing on political events, dynastic conflicts, and theological controversies. Here, Abdallah Laroui seeks to present the viewpoint of a Maghribi concerning the history of his own country, and to relate this history to the present structure of the region.

Originally published in   A History of the Maghrib in the Islamic Period. Building on the two previous editions of his History of the Maghrib, Professor Abun-Nasr has written a completely new history of North Africa within the Islamic period which begins with Arab conquest and brings the story up to the present day/5.

Ibn Said's best known achievement was the completion of the fifteen-volume al-Mughrib fī ḥulā l-Maghrib ('The Extraordinary Book on the Adornments of the West'), which had been started over a century before by Abū Muḥammad al-Ḥijārī (–55) at the behest of Ibn Said's great-grandfather ‘Abd al-Malik.

Jamil M. Abun-Nasr's History of the Maghrib in the Islamic Period is a finely detailed tapestry which sweeps from the early days of the Al-Moravids in Morocco to the post-colonial regimes in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya.

While the book is academic in tone, it is so well written as to be accessible to the casual reader, so long as one is 5/5(4). The book aims, in Professor Laroui's words, "to give from within a decolonized vision of North African history just as the present leaders of the Maghrib are trying to modernize the economic and social structure of the country."4/5(2).

Both used an old-fashioned historiography, he asserts, focusing on political events, dynastic conflicts, and theological controversies. Here, Abdallah Laroui seeks to present the viewpoint of a Maghribi concerning the history of his own country, and to relate this history to the present structure of the region.

Originally published in Author: Abdallah Laroui, Ralph Manheim. History of the Almoravids and Almohads The Arabic text of the first two parts was first published in a Latin edition by Reinhart Dozy (); a second corrected edition of these two parts was published in by Colin and Levi-Provençal.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Mercantile empire of Carthage --Roman Africa under the Caesars, Vandals, and Byzantines --Call of the minaret in the "West": the establishment of Arab rule in the Maghrib and Spain --Puritans and unitarians: the Almoravid and Almohad empires.

For the general reader the Maghrib entered modern history at the beginning of the nineteenth century, because for the ensuing period sources for a scientific historiography are available: public and private archives, diplomatic and political records, legislative and administrative texts, general and local budgets, investigations, eyewitness accounts, and so forth.

Overview Building on the two previous editions of his History of the Maghrib, Professor Abun-Nasr has written a completely new history of North Africa within the Islamic period which begins with the Arab conquest and brings the story up to the present : Cambridge University Press.

Description: When it first appeared inthis book was a pioneering work in every respect. It was the first coherent study of 'modern' Islam, explaining in a simple and functional manner its tenets and roots, the diversity of its cultural and political experience, and.

Maghreb, (Arabic: “West”)also spelled Maghrib, region of North Africa bordering the Mediterranean Africa Minor of the ancients, it at one time included Moorish Spain and now comprises essentially the Atlas Mountains and the coastal plain of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and weather of the Maghreb is characterized by prevailing westerly winds, which drop most of their.

When it first appeared inthis book was a pioneering work in every respect. It was the first coherent study of 'modern' Islam, explaining in a simple and functional manner its tenets and roots, the diversity of its cultural and political experience, and its dynamism and potential for good in the modern world.

This book provides a "state of the field" survey of this postcolonial Maghribi historiography. The book contains thirteen essays by leading Maghribi and North American scholars.

The first section surveys the Maghrib as a whole; the second focuses on individual countries of the Maghrib; and the third explores theoretical issues and case studies.COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

"In general, it is appropriate to regard A History of the Maghrib in the Islamic Period as the best overview of its subject presently avaiable in English." International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies "This book remains the best study of North Africa in that it /5(20).