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Brief History of Islam

Brief History of Islam - 04 edition

Brief History of Islam - 04 edition

ISBN13: 9781405109000

ISBN10: 1405109009

Brief History of Islam by Tamara Sonn - ISBN 9781405109000
Edition: 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers
Published: 2004
International: No
Brief History of Islam by Tamara Sonn - ISBN 9781405109000

ISBN13: 9781405109000

ISBN10: 1405109009

Edition: 04

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Summary

"The nature of Islam remains an area of intense and topical interest. In this volume, Tamara Sonn offers a history of Islam, which is accessible without being simplistic." "This book traces Islamic history beginning with the life of Muhammad and the birth of Islamic ideals, through Islam's phenomenal geographical expansion and cultural development, right up to the creation of modern states and the current situation in Islamic societies. Its accessible structure allows the reader to clearly grasp the inter-related cultural, political, and ideological developments of this powerful global force." Throughout this book, representative events, characters, and movements have been chosen to highlight the key issues and involve the reader. The book concludes with vignettes of Islamic life that represent current challenges facing Islamic societies. Written by a leading figure in Islamic studies, this book offers a brief history of this major world religion.

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