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Gibb, H. A. R. (Hamilton Alexander Rosskeen) 1895-1971

Overview
Works: 654 works in 2,209 publications in 10 languages and 22,617 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Biography  Encyclopedias  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Reference works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Other, Composer, sze, wpr, Honoree
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Most widely held works by H. A. R Gibb
Shorter encyclopaedia of Islam by H. A. R Gibb( Book )

96 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 1,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The travels of Ibn-Baṭṭūṭa : AD 1325-1354 by Ibn Batuta( )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in English and held by 1,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume completes the translation of Ibn Battuta's narrative. Volume III ended with Ibn Battuta's appointment by the Sultan of Delhi to accompany an embassy to China. In Volume IV he describes his journey to the coast where he embarked near Cambay and sailed to Calicut. Here the ships which were to take them to China were wrecked. Ibn Battuta joined the Sultan of Honavar in a temporarily successful attack on Goa, and then went to the Maldives, which had not long been converted to Islam by another North African. Here he functioned as a judge, married into the ruling elite, and became involved in a plot to bring the islands under the authority of a bloodthirsty Sultan in south India. On the way to join him, Ibn Battuta found himself in Ceylon and took the opportunity to climb Adam's Peak. He abandoned the planned invasion of the Maldives, to which he returned briefly, and the sailed to Bengal to visit an ascetic in Sylhet. He claims to have visited several countries in south-east Asia, including Sumatra and Java and some which cannot be satisfactorily identified, and arrived at Ch'üan-chou in China. After going to Canton he travelled by a non-existent river to Hang-chou and Beijing. His return to Morocco, during which he witnessed the ravages of the Black Death in Syria and Egypt, and called at Cagliari in a Catalan ship, is described summarily. He made two more journeys, the first to part of Spain still under Muslim rule, which included Gibraltar, Ronda, Málaga and Granada, and the other across the Sahara to the kingdom of Mali on the upper Niger, from which he returned to Fez via Timbuktu, Gao, Aïr, the Hoggar country and Tuat
Mohammedanism : an historical survey by H. A. R Gibb( Book )

94 editions published between 1949 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern trends in Islam by H. A. R Gibb( Book )

76 editions published between 1945 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies on the civilization of Islam. by H. A. R Gibb( Book )

45 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen articles dealing with a wide range of topics from Sufism and the Koran to law and literature of the Islamic society
The Encyclopaedia of Islam by P. J Bearman( Book )

42 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The electronic version of volumes 1-9 (A-S) of the Encyclopaedia of Islam. It contains all the figures, line drawings, genealogical tables and maps of the Encyclopaedia of Islam, as well as indexes with hyperlinks to the main text, and it allows for searches in both English and Arabic transcription"--Letter from the publisher
Islamic society and the west. A study of the impact of western civilization on Moslem culture in the near east by H. A. R Gibb( Book )

50 editions published between 1950 and 1969 in English and French and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These volumes are their attempt to make an account of the state of Muslim society in the eastern Mediterranean. The materials have been drawn from the original Turkish and Arabic sources. The second part deals chiefly with the religious and cultural institutions
The travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D. 1325-1354 by Ibn Batuta( Book )

25 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ibn Battuta was born in Tangier in 1304. Between 1324 and 1354 he journeyed through North Africa and Asia Minor and as far as China. On a separate voyage he crossed the Sahara to the Muslim lands of West Africa. His journeys are estimated to have covered over 75,000 miles and he is the only medieval traveller known to have visited every Muslim state of the time, besides the 'infidel' countries of Istanbul, Ceylon and China. This first volume records the earliest journeys through Tunisia, Egypt, Syria, Arabia, on pilgrimage to the Holy Places of Islam. Among the detailed descriptions of towns on the road and of their inhabitants, he gives a particularly circumstancial account of Medina and Mecca. Sir Hamilton Gibb's edition is in four volumes with introduction and full notes. This first complete and scholarly edition in English has proved essential to orientalists and illuminating to medievalists. The travels are a major source for the political and economic life of large regions of Asia and Africa. The observations of this intelligent representative of Islamic culture on almost all the known inhabited world beyond Europe provide fruitful comparisons with the life and geographical knowledge of the West. Translated with revisions and new annotation from the Arabic text edited by C. Defr?ry and B.R. Sanguinetti. Covers travels in North-West Africa, Egypt, Syria, and to Mecca. Continued in Second Series 117, 141, and 178, and with the index in 190. The main pagination of all the volumes is continuous. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1958"--Provided by publisher
Arabic literature : an introduction by H. A. R Gibb( Book )

45 editions published between 1926 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels in Asia and Africa, 1325-1354 by Ibn Batuta( Book )

58 editions published between 1929 and 2011 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Damascus chronicle of the Crusades by Abū Yaʻlá Ḥamzah ibn Asad Ibn al-Qalānisī( Book )

36 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Saracen stronghold throughout the long history of the Crusades, Damascus served as the capital city for Nur al-Deen, Saladin, and other medieval Muslim leaders. From this prime vantage point comes a remarkable contemporary account of the early Crusades, written by one of the city's leading citizens. Ibn Al-Qalānisī, a distinguished scholar of literature, theology, and law, was twice elected mayor of Damascus. His Chronicle begins in 1097, in the early years of the First Crusade, and concludes in 1159, the year before his death at the age of 90. An informative introduction sets the scene just prior to invasion by the Crusaders. The colorful narrative relates the particulars of life during wartime; in addition to his accounts of battles, blockades, and diplomatic negotiations, Ibn Al-Qalānisī paints vivid and decidedly biased portraits of the personalities on both sides of this holy war, from gallant commanders and intrepid troops of his native land to their opposition, the "infidels" and :accursed ones." The author based his work on both written documentation and oral reports, the latter sometimes transcribed from the lips of actual participants. Intended primarily as a textbook for students, this translation by H. A. R. Gibb renders the Arabic text as literally as possible, with minimal annotation, and constitutes an indispensable resource for anyone who needs a firsthand account of the early Crusades."--Publisher's description
The Arabs : their history and future by Jacques Berque( Book )

4 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a watershed in the study of the contemporary Middle East by Western man. It is an exciting book but not one to be read quickly and easily. It is complex, even at times obscure, because the Middle East is complex and obscure. This from the preface, the front page of which is one of my uploaded photos
Mohammedanism; an historical survey by H. A. R Gibb( Book )

19 editions published between 1949 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Saladin : from the works of ʻImād ad-Dīn and Bahāʼ ad-Dīn by H. A. R Gibb( Book )

21 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies on the civilization of islam by H. A. R Gibb( )

15 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ranging from studies on Sufism and the Koran to discussion of nineteenth and twentieth-century Arabic literature, these essays on the law and literature of Islamic society illustrate the unique vision of one of the world's great Orientalists
The Arab conquests in Central Asia by H. A. R Gibb( Book )

22 editions published between 1923 and 2005 in English and Turkish and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whither Islam? A survey of modern movements in the Moslem world by H. A. R Gibb( Book )

36 editions published between 1932 and 2002 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arabic literature, an introduction by H. A. R Gibb( Book )

27 editions published between 1926 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arabic and Islamic studies in honor of Hamilton A.R. Gibb by George Makdisi( Book )

11 editions published in 1965 in English and Multiple languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D. 1325-1354 by Ibn Batuta( Book )

73 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ibn Battuta was born in Tangier in 1304. Between 1324 and 1354 he journeyed through North Africa and Asia Minor and as far as China. On a separate voyage he crossed the Sahara to the Muslim lands of West Africa. His journeys are estimated to have covered over 75,000 miles and he is the only medieval traveller known to have visited every Muslim state of the time, besides the 'infidel' countries of Istanbul, Ceylon and China. This first volume records the earliest journeys through Tunisia, Egypt, Syria, Arabia, on pilgrimage to the Holy Places of Islam. Among the detailed descriptions of towns on the road and of their inhabitants, he gives a particularly circumstancial account of Medina and Mecca. Sir Hamilton Gibb's edition is in four volumes with introduction and full notes. This first complete and scholarly edition in English has proved essential to orientalists and illuminating to medievalists. The travels are a major source for the political and economic life of large regions of Asia and Africa. The observations of this intelligent representative of Islamic culture on almost all the known inhabited world beyond Europe provide fruitful comparisons with the life and geographical knowledge of the West. Translated with revisions and new annotation from the Arabic text edited by C. Defr?ry and B.R. Sanguinetti. Covers travels in North-West Africa, Egypt, Syria, and to Mecca. Continued in Second Series 117, 141, and 178, and with the index in 190. The main pagination of all the volumes is continuous. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1958."--Provided by publisher
 
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The Encyclopaedia of Islam
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The travels of Ibn-Baṭṭūṭa : AD 1325-1354Mohammedanism : an historical surveyStudies on the civilization of Islam.The Encyclopaedia of IslamThe travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D. 1325-1354Travels in Asia and Africa, 1325-1354The Damascus chronicle of the CrusadesThe life of Saladin : from the works of ʻImād ad-Dīn and Bahāʼ ad-Dīn
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Gīb, Hāmīlton 1895-1971

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