Kleine schriften / by Josef van Ess ; edited by Hinrich Biesterfeldt.

Author
Ess, Josef van [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Book
Language
  • German
  • English
  • French
Published/​Created
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2018]
Description
3 volumes (lxx, 2634 pages) ; 25 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Editor
Series
  • Islamic history and civilization ; v. 137/1-137/3. [More in this series]
  • Islamic history and civilization ; volume 137/1-137/3
Summary note
Kleine Schriften', written by the eminent German scholar of Islamic Studies Josef van Ess, is a unique collection of Van Ess' widely scattered short writings, journal articles, encyclopaedia entries, (autobiographical) essays, reviews and lectures, in (mainly) German, English and French, some of which are published here for the first time. It includes a full bibliography of the author's work, in addition to two indexes of classical authors and works, which aim to make accessible the remarkable riches that these 'Kleine Schriften' have to offer. The three-volume collection, carefully selected by the author himself, offers over 150 texts organized primarily along Van Ess' own biography and the history of the discipline. It is divided into twelve parts, beginning with Tübingen where his career began in 1968, and ending with Retrospects and Postscripts for the future, with the thematic complexes Islam and its first options and 'Mu'tazila' as centre pieces. All parts are introduced by brief accounts of the historical context in which each of the assembled texts was written and which course subsequent scholarship may have taken.
Notes
Includes index.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language note
Text mainly in German with selections in English and French.
ISBN
  • 9789004312241 ((set : hardcover : alkaline paper))
  • 9004312242 ((set : hardcover : alkaline paper))
  • 9789004336490 ((volume 1 : hardcover : alkaline paper))
  • 9004336494 ((volume 1 : hardcover : alkaline paper))
  • 9789004336520 ((volume 2 : hardcover : alkaline paper))
  • 9004336524 ((volume 2 : hardcover : alkaline paper))
  • 9789004336537 ((volume 3 : hardcover : alkaline paper))
  • 9004336532 ((volume 3 : hardcover : alkaline paper))
LCCN
2017019550
OCLC
958783193
RCP
C - O

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