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The rough guide history of Islam

Author: Justin Wintle
Publisher: London : Rough Guides, 2003.
Series: Rough Guide histories series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume is a concise history of Islam's 1400-year evolution, beginning with the prophet Mohammed and continuing right to the present day. It traces the emergence of a succession of empires in the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Justin Wintle
ISBN: 184353018X 9781843530183
OCLC Number: 440197102
Description: XX, 520 str. : ilustr., maps, ports. ; 15 cm.
Contents: Muhammad 570-632 (up to AH); the Rashidun 632-61 (10-40 AH); the Umayyads 632-750 (40-132 AH); the Abbasid period 750-1258 (132-655 AH); from the sack of Baghdad to the fall of Constantinople 1258-1453 (655-856 AH); from the fall of Constantinople to the siege of Vienna 1453-1683 (856-1094 AH); from the siege of Vienna to the battle of the Nile 1683-1798 (1094-1212 AH); Islam and the "Great Powers" 1799-1918 (1212-1336 AH); from World War I to the Six Day War 1918-67 (1296-1386 AH); the resurgence of Islam 1968-89 (1387-1409 AH); Islam divided 1989-2003 (1409-1423 AH).
Series Title: Rough Guide histories series.
Responsibility: by Justin Wintle.


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