Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2016

416 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474408264

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Imagining the Arabs

Arab Identity and the Rise of Islam

Peter Webb

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • The first sustained analysis of Arab identity
  • Examines identity through the stages of its formation and maintenance in early Islam
  • Draws upon the full array of available Arabic language sources to illustrate Arab ethnogenesis - poetry, Qur'an, hadith, akhbar history, chronicles, adab, exegesis and grammatical texts