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Islamic Studies Resources: Background

Finding Encyclopedias in Acorn

The encyclopedias below represent a sampling of what's available at Vanderbilt.  For a more comprehensive list, browse to Acorn, the library catalog, and do the following search (make sure to change the "anywhere in the record" dropdown to "subject"):

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