Peter Bacon Hales
Outside the Gates of Eden
The Dream of America from Hiroshima to Now
Muhsin S. Mahdi (1926–2007) was the James R. Jewett Professor Emeritus of Arabic in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization, Harvard University. He published the critical Arabic editions of many of Alfarabi's works, as well as the definitive edition of the Thousand and One Nights and a pathbreaking study of Ibn Khaldun's philosophy of history.