Additional Readings for Week Seven
Michael Gervers and Ramzi Jibran Bikhazi (eds) Conversion
and Continuity: Indigenous Christian Communities
in Islamic Lands, Eighth to Eighteenth Centuries 1990.
Sidney H. Griffith. "The View of Islam from the Monasteries of Palestine
in the Early 'Abbasid Period: Theodore
Abu Qurrah and the Summa Theologiae Arabica," Islam
and Christian-Muslim Relations 7(1996).
Jamsheed K. Choksy. Conflict and Cooperation: Zoroastrian Subalterns and
Muslim Elites in Medieval
Iranian Society 1997.
C. E. Bosworth. Sistan Under the Arabs, From the Islamic Conquest to the
Rise of the Saffarids (30-250/
Richard Bulliet. Conversion to Islam in the Medieval Period 1979.
Paul Cobb. White Banners: Contention in 'Abbasid Syria, 750-880 2001.
Bernard Lewis. "An Apocalyptic Vision of Islamic History" Bulletin of
the School of Oriental and African Studies
Jacob Lassner. Islamic Revolution and Historical Memory: An INquiry into
the Art of 'Abbasid Apologetics 1986.
M. A. Shaban. The 'Abbasid Revolution 1970.
Jacob Lassner. "The 'Abbasid Dawla: An Essay on the Concept of Revolutin
in Early Islam," F. M. Clover and R. S.
Humphreys (eds). Tradition and Innovation in Late Antiquity
Khalid Y. Blankenship. "The Tribal Factor in the 'Abbasid Revolution: The
Betrayal of the Imam Ibrahim b. Muhammad,"
Journal of the American Oriental Society 108 (1988).
Patricia Crone. "The 'Abbasid Abna' and the Sasanid Cavalrymen" Journal
of the Royal Asiatic Society Series 3
Michael Bonner. Aristocratic Violence and Holy War: Studies in the Jihad
and the Arab-Byzantine Frontier