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Religious Studies

Guide to key sources for research in Religion

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries: Islam

Core Resources:

  • First Encyclopaedia of Islam 1913 - 1936 (9 vols)
    Call Number: DS 37 .E5 1987 | Location
    - entries are listed under the transliterated Arabic term. A register of subjects in English with corresponding Arabic term is found in the Shorter Encyclopedia of Islam (Call Number: DS 37 E52 1974 | Location)
  • Encyclopaedia of Islam (12 vols)  - 2nd edition
    - also available in print: Call Number: DS37 .E5 1960 | Location
  • Encyclopaedia of Islam 3rd ed.  -   "includes comprehensive coverage of Islam in the twentieth century and of Muslim minorities all over the world."
  • Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World - " This encyclopedia looks at Islam's role in the modern world, doing so in context of the religion's history and development over the last 13 centuries. Contains thematic articles, biographies of key figures, definitions, illustrations, maps and more."
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World (6 vols)
    Call Number:   DS 35.53 .094 2009 | Location


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