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The rise of Islam

Author: Matthew Gordon
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005.
Series: Greenwood guides to historic events of the medieval world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats

Traces the spread of Islam from the time of Muhammad to the early 10th century. Comprehensive but accessible, with a mix of narrative chapters, primary documents, and biographical sketches.


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Gordon
ISBN: 0313325227 9780313325229
OCLC Number: 1158853979
Notes: kh2018.
Description: xxxv, 180 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Historical overview --
The Arab-Islamic conquests --
The Umayyad caliphate --
Cities in the early Abbasid period --
Religious practice, law and spirituality --
The Islamic world in the early tenth century.
Series Title: Greenwood guides to historic events of the medieval world.
Responsibility: Matthew S. Gordon.


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