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The Islamic World

The Islamic World

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SKU:
FBB3130
UPC:
9780226561554
Weight:
1.20 LBS
Width:
5.30 (in)
Height:
8.00 (in)
Depth:
1.30 (in)
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Author:
William H. McNeill and Marilyn Robinson Waldman
Media Type:
Paperback
Pages:
488
ISBN:
9780226561554

The Islamic World is a collection of important and representative documents from all periods of Islamic history. From the formative years in Arabia to the confrontations with and responses to modernity, these translations indicate the continuity and development of the youngest of the world's greatest civilizations. Included are historical, theological, philosophical, and political writings, as well as poetry and narratives, from Muslim writers in the Arab lands, Turkey, Persia, and other parts of the Islamic world. The editors have provided informative introductions to each historical period and to the individual texts, making this an enlightening and intriguing first look at Islamic civilization and tradition.