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Paul E. Walker

Paul E. Walker is a Research Associate in Near Eastern Languages at the University of Chicago and an historian of ideas specializing in medieval Islamic history. He has written and edited many books on Fatimid history and the formative period of Ismaili thought including Early Philosophical Shi'ism (1993), Hamid al-Din al-Kirmani: Ismaili Thought in the Age of al-Hakim (I.B.Tauris, 1999) and The Advent of the Fatimids: A Contemporary Shi'i Witness (I.B.Tauris, 2000). In 2001 he was the recipient of a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship.

Works

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Orations of the Fatimid Caliphs
Festival Sermons of the Ismaili Imams

I.B. Tauris/Ismaili Studies
The Fatimid empire was a highly sophisticated and cosmopolitan regime that flourished from the beginning of the 10th to the end of the 12th century. Under the...
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Exploring An Islamic Empire
Fatimid History and its Sources

I.B. Tauris
Exploring an Islamic Empire is a detailed survey of different genres of source materials, including historiographical, epigraphic, and numismatic, on Fatimid...
Paul E. Walker

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