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In its first thousand years — from the revelations to Muhammad in the seventh century to the great Islamic empires of the sixteenth — Islamic civilization flourished. While Europeans suffered through the Dark Ages, Muslims in such cities as Jerusalem, Damascus, Alexandria, Fez, Tunis, Cairo, and Baghdad made remarkable advances in philosophy, science, medicine, literature, and art. This engrossing and accessible book explores the first millennium of Islamic culture, shattering stereotypes and enlightening readers about the events and achievements that have shaped contemporary Islamic civilization.

Synopsis:

Covers the first one thousand years of Islamic history and culture, from the revelation of Muhammad to the Islamic empires.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300127577
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Subject:
Religion : Islam - General
Author:
Bloom, Jonathan
Author:
Blair, Sheila
Author:
Bloom, Jonathan M.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Islam - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Islam
Subject:
Islamic empire
Subject:
Islamic Empire History.
Subject:
Islam -- History.
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
January 2002
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
304

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History and Social Science » Sociology » Islamic Studies
History and Social Science » World History » Middle East
Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Religion » Islam » General
Religion » Islam » History

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