L’Islam dans le Miroir de L’Occident. Comment quelques orientalistes occidentaux se sont penchés sur l’Islam et se sont formé une image de cette religion.

Waardenburg, Jean-Jacques D.

Book ID: 17546


8vo. [1], 374 pp., half-title, publisher’s original wrappers, lightly faded & rubbed at spine extremities, biblio, index, errata slip, pencil annotations on few pages, otherwise copy in good condition, Chez Mouton & co., Paris, first edition, 1961.


A major study of how European Orientalists discussed and presented Islam to the public in their countries. Waardenburg selected five leading scholars to present his vision: Goldziher, C. Snouck Hurgronje, C. H. Becker, D. B. Macdonal, and Louis Massignon.

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