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Imagining the Arabs : Arab identity and the rise of Islam

Author: Peter Webb
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Investigating the core questions about Arab identity and history, this book tackles the time-honoured stereotypes that depict Arabs as ancient Arabian bedouin, and reveals the stories to be a myth: tales told by Muslims to recreate the past to explain the meaning of Islam and its origins.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Webb
ISBN: 9781474421867 1474421865 9781474408264 1474408265
OCLC Number: 1034241454
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2016.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Peter Webb.

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