The origins of the Mihrāb Mujawwaf : A Reinterpretation

@article{Whelan1986TheOO,
  title={The origins of the Mihrāb Mujawwaf : A Reinterpretation},
  author={E. Whelan},
  journal={International Journal of Middle East Studies},
  year={1986},
  volume={18},
  pages={205-223}
}
  • E. Whelan
  • Published 1986
  • History
  • International Journal of Middle East Studies
  • Since the publication of Edward Said's Orientalism in 1978, every Western student of the Near East, regardless of his or her position in the ensuing debate, has been forced to examine afresh the assumptions underlying even the most respected historical studies. As far as the first century of Islam is concerned, a significant contradiction emerges from such reexamination. Although the reliance of the Muslim conquerors on indigenous administrative classes, their continuation for some time of pre… CONTINUE READING
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