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History of the Arabs : from the earliest times to the present

Author: Philip K Hitti
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Rev. 10th ed.View all editions and formats
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Chronicles the history of the Arabic civilization from ancient to modern times with emphasis on the growth of Islam during the Middle Ages.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2002026744
(OCoLC)50080097
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip K Hitti
ISBN: 9781137039828 1137039825
OCLC Number: 1151727667
Notes: Originally published: 10th ed. London : Macmillan, 1970.
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 822 pages ): illustrations, maps.
Contents: Preface to the Revised Tenth Edition / W. Khalidi --
Preface to the Tenth Edition --
Preface to the First Edition --
Part I: The Pre-Islamic World ; The Arabs as Semites: Arabia the Cradle of the Semitic Race ; The Arabian Peninsular ; Bedouin Life ; Early International Relations ; The Sabaean and Other States of South Arabia ; The Nabataean and Other Petty Kingdoms of North and Central Arabia ; Al-Hijaz on the Eve of the Rise of Islam --
Part II: The Rise of Islam and the Caliphal State ; Muhammad the Prophet of Allah ; The Koran the Book of Allah ; Islam the Religion of Submission to the Will of Allah ; Period of Conquest, Expansion and Colonization, A.D. 632-61; The Conquest of Syria ; Al'Iraq and Persia ; Conquered Egypt, Tripolis and Barqah Acquired ; The Administration of the New Possessions ; The Struggle between 'Ali and Mu'awiyah for the Caliphate --
Part III: The Umayyad and 'Abbasid Empires ; The Umayyad Caliphate: Mu'awiyah Establishes a Dynasty ; Hostile Reactions with the Byzantines ; The Zenith of Umayyad Power ; Political Administration and Social Conditions under the Umayyads ; Intellectual Aspects of Life under the Umayyads ; Decline and Fall of the Umayyad Dynasty ; The Establishment of the 'Abbasid Dynasty ; The Golden Prime of the 'Abbasids ; The 'Abbasid State ; 'Abbasid Society ; Scientific and Literary Progress ; Education ; The Development of Fine Arts ; Moslem Sects ; The Caliphate Dismembered: Petty Dynasties in the West ; Sundry Dynasties in the East ; The Collapse of the 'Abbasid Caliphate --
Part IV: The Arabs in Europe: Spain and Sicily ; Conquest of Spain ; The Umayyad Amirate in Spain ; Civil Disturbances ; The Umayyad Caliphate of Cordova ; Political, Economic and Educational Institutions ; Petty States: Fall of Granada ; Intellectual Contributions ; Art and Architecture In Sicily --
Part V: The Last of the Medieval Moslem States ; A Shi'ite Caliphate in Egypt: The Fatimids ; Life in Fatimid Egypt ; Military Contacts between East and West: The Crusades ; Cultural Contacts ; The Mamluks, Last Medieval Dynasty of Arab World ; Intellectual and Artistic Activity ; The End of Mamluk Rule --
Part VI: Ottoman Rule and Independence ; The Arab Lands as Turkish Provinces ; Egypt and the Arab Crescent ; The Changing Scene: Impact of the West.
Responsibility: Philip K. Hitti.
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Chronicles the history of the Arabic civilization from ancient to modern times with emphasis on the growth of Islam during the Middle Ages.

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