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History of the Islamic Peoples

Orientalism, Volume 11

by Bryan Turner

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages476
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Open LibraryOL7486546M
ISBN 100415209099
ISBN 109780415209090

  Islam has been one of the most powerful religious, social and political forces in history. Over the last years, from origins in Arabia, a succession of Muslim polities and later empires expanded to control territories and peoples that ultimately stretched from southern France to East Africa and South East : Oxford University Press. Upon its publication in , Albert Hourani's masterwork was hailed as the definitive story of Arab civilization, and became both a bestseller and an instant classic. In a panoramic view encompassing twelve centuries of Arab history and culture, Hourani brilliantly illuminated the people and events that have fundamentally shaped the Arab this seminal book is 4/5(5).

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In , Jewish American astrophysicist Michael H. Hart (born Ap ) released a book titled "The A Ranking of the Most Influential Persons in History". This book, which has sold over , copies to date, has been somewhat controversial, not least due to its placing of Prophet Muhammad, the founder of Islam, over Jesus Christ, the founder of : Michael H. Hart. Upon its publication in , Albert Hourani's masterwork was hailed as the definitive story of Arab civilization. Now this seminal book is available in an expanded second edition. Noted Islamic scholar Malise Ruthven brings the story up to date from the mids, including such events as the Gulf War; civil unrest in Algeria; the change of leadership in Syria, Morocco, and Jordan; .


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History of the Islamic Peoples by Bryan Turner Download PDF EPUB FB2

Addeddate Identifier HistoryOfTheIslamicPeoples-CarlBrockelmann Identifier-ark ark://tw8z Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Primarily a political history of the Islamic world, the book aims to be a "bird's-eye view of the fortunes of the believers in Islam".

The first half of the book covers pre-Islamic history in the region, the rise of Muhammad and his political descendents, the Islamic empire's rise and fall, and the rise of the Ottoman Empire and the Persian Empire. Distinguished Lebanese-American historian Albert Hourani presents this book that might seem comprehensive to the Westerners but concise to the Arabs.

Hourani tries to cover most of the history of the Arab peoples, but this is certainly no easy /5(93). Get this from a library.

History of the Islamic peoples. [Carl Brockelmann; Moshe Perlmann; Joel Carmichael] -- Primarily a political history of the Islamic world, the book aims to be a "bird's-eye view of the fortunes of the believers in Islam".

The first. A riveting, comprehensive history of the Arab peoples and tribes that explores the role of language as a cultural touchstone This kaleidoscopic book covers almost 3, years of Arab history and shines a light on the footloose Arab peoples and tribes who conquered lands and disseminated their language and culture over vast distances/5(45).

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brockelmann, Carl, History of the Islamic peoples. New York: Capricorn Books,© A challenging but ultimately valuable read. The history of the Arab peoples begins with the coalescence of Arabic into a written language, which, essentially begins with the writing of the Koran.

Thus, the history of the Arab peoples is, in a very real way, the history of Islam/5. Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Carl ioned: ble.

A History Of The Islamic Peoples ₹ This English translation of German book Geschichte der Islamitischen Volker is very handy, compact and scholarly book of Islamic history.

It is moreover free from cumbrous foot-notes, which though necessary and useful to scholars, are yet somewhat distressing to students.

The book starts with history of pre-islamic Arabia and ends in the 20th century. Glubb also gives the Western reader an excellent understanding of the Arab mind and sense of what an Arab is. In the West we love to think of peoples as homogeneous wholes living in a certain territory: 'the French', 'the Germans', or 'the Danes'/5.

Muslims believe that God had previously revealed Himself to the earlier prophets of the Jews and Christians, such as Abraham, Moses, and Jesus. This book by Hourani is an excellent work of scholarship regarding the Arab peoples and their history after the rise of Islam and founding of the caliphates, with a very small few pages dedicated to pre-Islamic Arab history.

The book starts in the time shortly before Mohammed, to his revelation and the caliphates: Rashidun, Ummayad, and Cited by:   A List of Books on Islamic History.

Do You want to read Books on Islamic History and you are confused?Here is a list of famous books on Islamic history and a little intro of the Book to help you decide the Book you may Want to Read.

Just Click on the title of the Book to get the Book for your Reading. Jazak allahu khairan. Destiny Disrupted. Indeed, it is a perfect book to understand the complete picture, before proceeding to other books with more in-depth topics such as the life of the Prophet Muhammad, Muslim Heroes, the Muslim Empires, Islam and Science, the interpretations of Al Quran, the validity of Hadiths, the theological debates between the Fiqh, Islamic fundamentalism and its terrorists.

A History of the Arab Peoples is a book written by the British-born Lebanese historian Albert Hourani. The book presents the history of the Arabs from the advent of Islam (although some pre-Islamic history is included) to the late 20th Century.

More recent editions contain an afterword by Malise Ruthven bringing the history up to the present day including the Invasion of : Albert Hourani. Read this book on Questia. History of the Islamic Peoples: With a Review of Events, by Carl Brockelmann, Moshe Perlmann, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of History of the Islamic Peoples: With a Review of Events, ().

This is a great read for a history of Islam and the Islamic peoples and powers. But, while it makes regular mention of non-muslims, and overviews how the groups related, the history begins with the birth of Islam.

Nessisarily, a huge part of the political and cultural makeup of the region is excluded to allow a detailed discussion of Islamic. Albert Hourani’s A History of the Arab Peoples is an ambitious and successful attempt to summarize fourteen centuries of political, cultural, and religious history of people who inhabited an.

To the north-east, the ancient Iranian kingdom of Khwārazm on the lower Oxus and, above all, the equally Iranian Sāmānid emirate in Khurāsān and Transoxania, which flourished for almost two centuries, constituted bastions of Islamic faith and society against the peoples of the Eurasian steppes.

See Map 1 for this by: 1. Islam is the second largest religion in the world after Christianity, with about billion Muslims worldwide. Although its roots go back further, scholars typically date. He covers not only political history but culture, society, economy, and thought; and this distillation of a lifetime's scholarship is the book's greatest virtue.

Economist [An] elegantly written study [Hourani] delivers a grand story in a deceptively quiet and gentle tone of voice; a vision of the great journey of the Arab : Harvard.New Books in Central Asian Studies New Books in History New Books in Islamic Studies New Books in Peoples & Places New Books in Politics & Society New Books in Religion & Faith New Books in Russian and Eurasian Studies New Books Network Ap Nicholas Seay.

In her new book Tatar Empire: Kazan’s Muslims and the Making of Imperial.reality, and fiction from fact will be to build the book around the most famous story of "Islamic History", i.e. the Story of Karbala. The reader will probably agree with this approach in the end. AH in this book will indicate Al-Hijrah, the Calendar that begins with the Migration of Muhammad (S) from Makkah to Madinah on J Size: 1MB.