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Destiny disrupted : a history of the world through Islamic eyes

Author: Mir Tamim Ansary
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, 2010
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Offers knowledge and insight to those who want to understand the movements and events behind the modern-day hostilities wracking Western and Islamic societies. This title clarifies how the Muslim  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mir Tamim Ansary
ISBN: 9781586486068 1586486063 9781586488130 1586488139
OCLC Number: 759930408
Notes: The middle world. The hijra. Birth of the khalifate. The schism. Empire of the Umayyads. The Abassid age. Scholars, philosophers, and sufis. Enter the Turks. Havoc. Rebirth. Meanwhile in Europe. West comes East. The reform movements. Industry, constitutions, and nationalism. Rise of the secular modernists. The crisis of modernity. The tide turns
Description: xxii, 390 s.
Responsibility: Tamim Ansary


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Baptist Standard "Reading [Tom] Friedman, I was motivated to learn more about the Muslim view of world history. I found a remarkable guide in Tamim Ansary's Destiny Disrupted."General Anthony C. Read more...

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