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This brilliantly clear and compact study covers Muhammad and his teaching; the trends and schools is Islam the history and spread of Islam; Islam today, with separate discussion of the different Muslim countries; and art and science in Islam.
Here is a great deal of information, clearly and simply stated, in the shortest possible space. This book is a basic introduction to Islam, its history, teachings, practices and institutions, presented as accessibly as if it were in a magazine or newspaper. We are introduced to Muhammad and his teaching; the trends and schools in Islam; the history and spread of Islam; art and science in Islam; and to the different situations of Muslims in the world of the mid-1990s, in Europe and North Africa, in Turkey and the Middle East, in the former Soviet Union and Africa, on the Indian sub-continent and in Indonesia. There is a chronological table and a list of books for further reading.
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