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The rise of Islam

Author: Matthew S Gordon
Publisher: Westport (Connecticut) : Greenwood Press, 2005.
Series: Greenwood guides to historic events of the Medieval World.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew S Gordon
ISBN: 0313325227 9780313325229
OCLC Number: 912584141
Notes: Índice.
Bibliografía: p. [163]-169.
Description: XXXII p., [3] h. de mapas, 180 p., [7] p. de lám. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements Preface Timeline 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 Biographies Glossary Bibliography Primary Documents
Series Title: Greenwood guides to historic events of the Medieval World.
Responsibility: Matthew S. Gordon.


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"[G]ordon introduces high-school and undergraduate students to the early history of Islam, from the lifetime of the Prophet Muhammad to the collapse of the Islamic Empire in the early 10th century. Read more...

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