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Islam, empire of faith

Author: Robert GardnerJonathan GrupperBen KingsleyGardner Films, Inc.Devillier-Donegan Enterprises.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS DVD ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2001.
Series: Empires (Television program)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documents the rise and growth of Islam throughout the world, from the birth of Prophet Muhammad in the 6th century through the peak of the Ottoman Empire 1000 years later. Discusses the impact of Islamic civilization on world history and culture.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Gardner; Jonathan Grupper; Ben Kingsley; Gardner Films, Inc.; Devillier-Donegan Enterprises.; PBS DVD (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0780637496 9780780637498
OCLC Number: 48505887
Notes: Includes a behind-the-scenes look at the making and a tour of Islamic architecture with producer's commentary.
Credits: Director of photography, Regis Becker ; editors, Christopher Schultz, David Grossbach ; music, Leonard Lionnet ; narrator, Ben Kingsley.
Performer(s): Narrator: Ben Kingsley.
Description: 1 videodisc (163 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Episode 1. Messenger --
episode 2. Awakening --
episode 3. Ottomans.
Series Title: Empires (Television program)
Responsibility: a Gardner Films production in association with PBS and Devillier Donegan Enterprises ; produced and directed by Robert Gardner ; Jonathan Grupper, series writer.
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Documents the rise and growth of Islam throughout the world, from the birth of Prophet Muhammad in the 6th century through the peak of the Ottoman Empire 1000 years later. Discusses the impact of Islamic civilization on world history and culture.

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