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Islamic Studies Resources: Background

Finding Encyclopedias in Library Catalog

The encyclopedias below represent a sampling of what's available at Vanderbilt.  For a more comprehensive list, browse to the library catalog, enter the terms islam encyclopedias  in the search field, choose "VU Collections," and do your search.

Need Help?

For help with any of the resources on this guide, contact Chris Benda (Divinity) or Jason Schultz (Central).

"Youth And Dervish In Conversation," ca.1590 (Safavid Period). (Source: the Online Gallery of the Agha Khan Museum)

Encyclopedias (A Sampling)

An Historical Atlas of Islam

New Cambridge History of Islam