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Author Saunders, John Joseph
Title A History of Medieval Islam
Imprint London : Taylor & Francis Group, 1978
©2002
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (236 pages)
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Note Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Maps -- PREFACE -- GLOSSARY -- DATES -- I ARABIA AND HER NEIGHBOURS -- II THE PROPHET -- III THE FIRST CONQUESTS -- IV THE CIVIL WARS -- V THE ARAB EMPIRE -- VI THE ABBASID REVOLUTION -- VII THE BREAKUP OF THE CALIPHATE -- VIII THE ISMA'ILIAN SCHISM -- IX THE TURKISH IRRUPTION -- X THE CHRISTIAN COUNTER-ATTACK -- XI THE MONGOL DISASTER -- XII THE CIVILIZATION OF MEDIEVAL ISLAM -- INDEX
This is an introduction to the history of the Muslim East from the rise of Islam to the Mongol conquests. It explains and indicates the main trends of Islamic historical evolution during the Middle Ages, and will help the non-Orientalist to understand something of the relationship between Islam and Christendom in those centuries
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Saunders, John Joseph A History of Medieval Islam London : Taylor & Francis Group,c1978 9780415059145
Subject Islam -- History.;Islamic countries -- History
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