It is obvious that the contents of a publication such as the Encyclopaedia of Islam are by far richer than might appear from the title of the articles alone. Thus, all who work in the field of Islamic studies will welcome the appearance of the new cumulative index of proper names to volumes I - VII of the Encyclopaedia of Islam.
This extremely useful manual actually annotates fully both the English and French editions...will be an indispensable tool to all users of this mammoth-work…' Alexis G.C. Savvides,
journal Orient. & Afr. St., 1993.
The Islamicist, and the student of Muslim history and culture, but also the geographer and sociologist will find the Index a most useful work of reference.|Les Islamologues, les étudiants dans les domaines de l'histoire et de la culture des peuples musulmans, mais aussi les geographes et les sociologues trouveront l'Index un ouvrage de référence extrêment utile.