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A history of the Arab peoples

Author: Albert Hourani; Malise Ruthven
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a panoramic view encompassing 12 centuries of Arab history and culture, Hourani brilliantly illuminates the people and events that have fundamentally shaped the Arab world. Noted Islamic scholar  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Hourani; Malise Ruthven
ISBN: 0674010175 9780674010178
OCLC Number: 1042095681
Description: xx, 565 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, genealogical tables, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The making of a world (seventh-tenth century) --
pt. 2. Arab Muslim societies (eleventh-fifteenth century) --
pt. 3. The Ottoman age (sixteenth-eighteenth century) --
pt. 4. The age of European empires (1800-1939) --
pt. 5. The age of nation-states (since 1939).
Responsibility: Albert Hourani ; with a new afterword by Malise Ruthven.

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An elegantly written study... Hourani delivers a grand story in a deceptively quiet and gentle tone of voice; a vision of the great journey of the Arab peoples. -- Robert Irwin "Times Literary Read more...

 
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