New Encyclopedia of Islam
The acclaimed New Encyclopedia of Islam has been completely revised, updated, and re-designed in a fresh larger-format, with more than 1,500 entries. The New Encyclopedia of Islam is unique as a single-volume work that encompasses the beliefs, practices, history, and culture of the Islamic world.
The Economist described the first edition as “a miracle” for its readability; the Independent hailed “a magnificent achievement.” The book is suitable for novices and scholars alike. In this expanded new edition, with an extensive chronology, Cyril Glasse provides a truly unrivaled study of one of the world’s great religions.