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Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography

Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the Abbasid Caliphate (Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization)

by Tayeb El-Hibri

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historiography,
  • Islam,
  • Islamic studies,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • World history: c 500 to C 1500,
  • Medieval,
  • History: World,
  • Islamic History,
  • ca. 763-809,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Islamic Empire,
  • HÃ¥arÃ¥un al-RashÃ¥id,,
  • Islam - General,
  • History / Middle East,
  • Islamic Empire--History--750-1258--Historiography,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • 750-1258,
  • Caliph,,
  • Harun al-Rashid,,
  • History,
  • Håaråun al-Rashåid,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7750145M
    ISBN 100521650232
    ISBN 109780521650236

    “ The Conquest of Arwād: A Source-Critical Study in the Historiography of the Early Medieval Near East.” In The Byzantine and Early Islamic Near East, Papers of the First Workshop on Late Antiquity and Early Islam, vol. 1: Problems in the Literary Source Material, edited by Cameron, Averil and Conrad, Lawrence I., . Review of Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the ʿAbbasid Caliphate by Tayed el-Hibri, Cambridge University Press, Author: Abed el-Rahman Tayyara.

      Tayeb El-Hibri is professor of Near Eastern studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and author of Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the ʿAbbasid Caliphate (). To understand al-Tabari, an indispensable read is Tayeb El-Hibri's Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the Abbasid Caliphate (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ). He takes a comprehensive look at how al-Tabari uses the stories about Harun al-Rashid and his sons al-Amin and al-Ma'mun to tackle contemporary moral and religious issues surrounding.

    He has published: Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the Abbasid Caliphate (), and Parable and Politics in Early Islamic History: The Rashidun Caliphs (), and a range of articles in journals such as: International Journal of Middle East Studies, Journal of the Economic and Social History of the /5. Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun Al-Rashid and the Narrative of the Abbasid Caliphate By Tayeb El-Hibri Cambridge University Press, Read preview Overview Search for more books and articles on historiography.


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"Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography is a pioneering work filled with powerful arguments that challenge historians to read Abbasid chronicles in fresh ways, to embrace techniques of literary criticism, and to consider their own assumptions carefully." Kate Lang, Journal of Near Eastern StudiesCited by: Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the Abbasid Caliphate (Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization) - Kindle edition by Tayeb El-Hibri.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun al-Rashid and the 4/5(1). Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the Abbasid Caliphate Tayeb El-Hibri's book applies a new literary-critical reading to the sources to demonstrate how medieval narrators devised various elusive ways of shedding light on controversial religious, political and social issues, while ostensibly.

The analysis also reveals how the exercise of decoding Islamic historigraphy, through an investigation of the narrative strategies and thematic motifs used in the chronicles, can uncover new layers of meaning and even identify the early narrators.

This is an important book which represents a landmark in the field of early Islamic by:   He has published: Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the Abbasid Caliphate (), and Parable and Politics in Early He obtained his BA in History from Stanford University () and Ph.D.

in Islamic history from Columbia University ().4/5(5). Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the Abbasid Caliphate (Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization series) by Tayeb El-Hibri.

The history of Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography book early 'Abbasid Caliphate has long been studied as a factual or interpretive synthesis of various accounts preserved in the medieval Islamic chronicles.

The history of the early 'Abbasid Caliphate has long been studied as a factual or interpretive synthesis of various accounts preserved in the medieval Islamic chronicles. Tayeb El-Hibri's book breaks with the traditional approach, applying a literary-critical reading to examine the lives of the caliphs.

By focusing on the reigns of Harun al-Rashid and his successors, the study demonstrates how. The analysis also reveals how the exercise of decoding Islamic historigraphy, through an investigation of the narrative strategies and thematic motifs used in the chronicles, can uncover new layers of meaning and even identify the early narrators.

This is an important book which represents a landmark in the field of early Islamic historiography. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication data El-Hibri, Tayeb. Reinterpreting Islamic historiography: Ha¯ru¯n al-Rashı¯d and the narrative of the ÒAbba¯sid caliphate / Tayeb El-Hibri.

– (Cambridge studies in Islamic civilization) ISBN 0 2 (hb) 1. Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun Al-Rashid and the Narrative of the Abbasid Caliphate Tayeb El-Hibri's book applies a new literary-critical reading to the sources to demonstrate how medieval narrators devised various elusive ways of shedding light on controversial religious, political and social issues, while ostensibly.

Reinterpreting Islamic historiography: Ha¯ru¯n al-Rashı¯d and the narrative of the Abba¯sid caliphate / Tayeb El-Hibri. – (Cambridge studies in Islamic civilization) ISBN 0 2 (hb) c Empire – History – – – Historiography.

¯ru¯n al-Rashı¯d, Caliph, File Size: KB. "Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography is a pioneering work filled with powerful arguments that challenge historians to read Abbasid chronicles in fresh ways, to embrace techniques of literary criticism, and to consider their own assumptions carefully." Kate Lang, Journal of Near Eastern StudiesAuthor: Tayeb El-Hibri.

Get this from a library. Reinterpreting Islamic historiography: Hārūn al-Rashīd and the narrative of the ʻAbbasid caliphate. [Tayeb El-Hibri] -- "The history of the early 'Abbasid caliphate in the eighth and ninth centuries has long been studied as a factual or interpretive synthesis of various accounts preserved in the medieval chronicles.

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trans. Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, This book details the rise of historical consciousness in the Muslim world especially in Medina and Iraq. El-Hibri, Tayeb. Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the Abbasid Caliphate.

Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, The historiography of early Islam is the scholarly literature on the early history of Islam during the 7th century, from Muhammad's first revelations in until the disintegration of the Rashidun Caliphate inand arguably throughout the 8th century and the duration of the Umayyad Caliphate, terminating in the incipient Islamic Golden Age around the beginning of the 9th century.

discouraged. Nevertheless, Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography is a refreshing, thoughtful, meticulously researched, wide-ranging, meaty, insightful and even entertaining literary-critical reassessment of medieval Islamic historiography on the early 'Abbäsid caliphate.

In Chapter 1, "Historical background and introduction", El-Hibri provides. How did Muslims of the classical Islamic period understand their past. What value did they attach to history. How did they write history. How did historiography fare relative to other kinds of Arabic literature.

These and other questions are answered in Chase F. Robinson's Islamic Historiography, an introduction to the principal genres, issues, and problems of Islamic historical writing in Reviews: 1.

REINTERPRETING ISLAMIC HISTORIOGRAPHY: HARUN AL-RASHID AND THE NARRATIVE OF THE ‘ABBASID CALIPHATE Abed El-Rahman Tayyara, Cleveland State University.

This article was originally published in: Tayyara, Abed El-Rahman (/). Book Review: Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun Al-Rashid and the Narrative of the ‘Abbasid Caliphate.The Albert Hourani Book Award is an award honoring scholarly non-fiction books, given by the Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA) to "recognize outstanding publishing in Middle East studies" and to honor work "that exemplifies scholarly excellence and clarity of presentation in the tradition of Albert Hourani", the distinguished scholar of Arab and Islamic history.Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the Abbasid Caliphate (Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization) eBook: Tayeb El-Hibri: : Kindle Store.