With approximately 5,000 titles, the Arab Leaders, Historians and Philosophers Collection includes never before seen works of many great Arab scientists and teachers. Access contributions covering a millennium of canonical Arab thought from nearly 1,000 important, highly valued Arab thinkers, philosophers, historians, politicians, and theologians. A compendium of early works of an astounding variety of disciplines from important Arab writers, spanning fields from feminism and social theory, to classics of literature, history, and the sciences, these works formed the crucible for Arab culture, religion, philosophy, and political thought today. Features works by the Four Imams of the Sunni Sect, the Al Azhar Modern Sheikhs, various authors of the Modern Arab Enlightenment, and rare works by the former Egyptian royal family. Each e-book found in the Arab Leaders, Historians and Philosophers Collection is a faithful rendition of the physical title, all scanned from original editions.
Kotobarabia, a pioneer creator of Arabic e-content and distributor specializing in the Arabic language, offers an online solution to increasing and diversifying any institution’s offerings from the Middle East. Currently, East View offers two e-book collections from Kotobarabia: the Arab Leaders, Historians and Philosophers Collection and the Modern Arab Renaissance Collection. Both are available exclusively on East View’s Universal Database E-Book platform, hosted in the United States.
The Arab Leaders, Historians and Philosophers Collection is arranged thematically and includes accompanying MARC records. Content is primarily in Arabic, with metadata in both Arabic and transliteration. The search interface is in English and includes a virtual Arabic keyboard for easy text input. The collection consists mostly of historic texts, and e-books are in full-image format, with searchable metadata only.
Key features of the Kotobarabia interface