The Muqaddimah - Volume 2: An Introduction to History (Paperback)

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The Muqaddimah - Volume 2: An Introduction to History (Paperback)

By Franz Rosenthal (Translator), Ibn Khaldun

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The Muqaddimah, often translated as "Introduction" or "Prolegomenon," is the most important Islamic history of the premodern world. Written by the great fourteenth-century Arab scholar Ibn Khaldun (d. 1406), this monumental work established the foundations of several fields of knowledge, including the philosophy of history, sociology, ethnography, and economics.

The first complete English translation, by the eminent Islamicist and interpreter of Arabic literature Franz Rosenthal, was published in three volumes in 1958 as part of the Bollingen Series and received immediate acclaim in the United States and abroad.

Product Details ISBN: 9798556613072
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: November 1st, 2020
Pages: 492
Language: English