For Immediate Release
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., USA – October 14, 2013 – A new e-book collection
of rare Arabic titles by important, highly valued thinkers, philosophers, historians,
politicians, and theologians is now available exclusively from East View Information
Services (www.eastview.com). The Arab Leaders,
Historians and Philosophers Collection includes over 5,000 new and rare titles essential
for the understanding of Arab history, philosophy, theology, and politics.
East View, and its Egypt-based partner, Kotobarabia, worked with the publishers to
secure e-book rights and then produced each e-book as a faithful rendition of the
original print title, all scanned from original editions. The content is mostly in
Arabic, with metadata in both Arabic and English transliteration. The collection is
hosted in the United States and is available on East View’s Universal Database E-Book
platform, with an English language interface.
“The Arab Leaders, Historians and Philosophers Collection includes writings
and never before seen works of many great Arab scientists, teachers and thinkers,”
said Kent D. Lee, President & CEO of East View Information Services. “It also includes
writings from Al Azhar University in Cairo which has long been viewed as the Islamic
institution most responsible for the modernization of Islamic thought in the Arab
The Arab Leaders, Historians and Philosophers Collection includes:
- Writings from the Four Imams of the Sunni Sect: Imam Abu Hanifa, Imam Malek, Imam Ahmed Ibn
Hambal, and Imam Al-Shafee. Their fatwas are considered the cornerstones of Sunni thought and practice.
- Topics such as feminism, evolution, modern medicine, political reforms, including the Orabi Revolution,
education, arts, religion, and more.
- Rare writings from the Egyptian former Royal Family.
The Arab Leaders, Historians and Philosophers Collection is an essential resource for any library committed to
Middle Eastern studies. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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