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Author Name    Beckett, Katharine Scarfe

Title   ANGLO-SAXON PERCEPTIONS OF THE ISLAMIC WORLD

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Publisher    Cambridge University Press 2003

ISBN Number    0521829402 / 9780521829403

Seller ID   2381

Dustjacket has minor shelfwear and rubbing. ; Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England; 1 x 9 x 5.8 Inches; 284 pages; Katherine Scarfe Beckett is concerned with representations of the Islamic world in Anglo-Saxon England. Using a variety of literary, historical and archaeological evidence, Beckett argues that the first perceptions of Arabs, Ismaelites and Saracens were derived from Christian exegesis. These perceptions preconditioned Western expressions of hostility and superiority towards peoples of the Islamic world, and these received ideas prevailed over actual experience.

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Price = 80.00 USD



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