Addenda to Secondary Sources in Ismā'īlī Studies: The Case of the Omissions

June 2013
MELA Notes;2013, Issue 86, p20
Academic Journal
This bibliographic study identifies over 600 secondary sources published up to and including 2003 that have been omitted in previous bibliographies in Ismaili studies, namely, Farhad Daftary’s "Ismaili Literature: A Bibliography of Sources and Studies" (London, 2004) and Nagib Tajdin’s "A Bibliography of Ismailism" (Delmar, 1985). It encompasses all aspects of Ismaili thought and history, including the Fatimid and Alamut periods, as well as studies on modern Ismaili communities. The study consists of: an introduction that describes the research methods utilized, the omissions arranged in author-alphabetical order, and a subject index.


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