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Document Type(s):Book
Book Title:The Case of the Animals versus Man before the King of the Jinn
Author(s):Ikhwan al-Safa (The Brethren of Purity)
Translator(s):Goodman, Lenn Evan
Publisher Name:Twayne Publishers
Place of Publication:Boston, Mass.
Date of Publication:1978
Annotation:Goodman’s thorough introduction to this translation shows how contemporary concepts such as ecosystems, eco-niche, succession, and interdependence are hidden in this moral tale about animals’ dissatisfaction with the actions of humankind. He also provides the historical background and philosophical underpinnings of the Brethren of Purity.
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