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Farhad Daftary

Farhad Daftary is Head of Academic Research and Publications at the Institute of Ismaili Studies in London.

Works

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A Modern History of the Ismailis
Continuity and Change in a Muslim Community

Institute for Ismaili Studies
The Ismailis have enjoyed a long, eventful and complex history dating back to the 8eigth century CE and originating in the Shi'i tradition of Islam. During the...
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Ismailis in Medieval Muslim Societies
A Historical Introduction to an Islamic Community

Institute for Ismaili Studies
Discussing the different phases in Ismaili history, this book describes both the early Ismailis as well as the contributions of the later Ismailis to Islamic...
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Ismaili Literature
A Bibliography of Sources and Studies

Institute for Ismaili Studies
Ismaili Studies represents one of the most recent fields of Islamic Studies. Much new research has taken place in this field as a result of the recovery of a...
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Culture and Memory in Medieval Islam
Essays in Honor of Wilferd Madelung

Institute for Ismaili Studies
This book explores broad-ranging themes relating to memory, memorization, memorializing or commemorating in a variety of historical, legal, literary and...
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Intellectual Traditions in Islam

I.B. Tauris
This work explores the role of the intellect in the legal, theological, philosophical, and mystical traditions of Islam, and its continuing relevance in the...
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The Assassin Legends
Myths of the Isma'ilis

I.B. Tauris
For hundreds of years Westerners have been fascinated by stories of the Assassins, their mysterious leader and their remote mountain stronghold at Alamut in...
Farhad Daftary

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