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CONTENTS Foreword: Beyond Orientalism, by Hayden White Preface I. Historical Categorization 1. Tropes and Temporalities of Historiographic Romanticism, Modern and Islamic 2. Islam and the History of Civilizations II. Typological Time, Patterning and the Past Appropriated 3. Chronophagous Discourse: A Study of the Clerico-Legal Appropriation of the World in an Islamic Tradition 4. The Muslim Canon from Late Antiquity to the Era of Modernism 5. History and Narration in Arab Historiography III. History of the Future 6. God¿s Chronography and Dissipative Time 7. Rhetoric for the Senses: A Consideration of Muslim Paradise Narratives IV. Distractions of Clio: Impasses and Perspectives of Historians¿ History 8. Islamic Political Thought: Current Historiography and the Frame of History 9. Monotheistic Monarchy Acknowledgements Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Islamic Empire -- Historiography.
Islam -- History -- Historiography.