Synopses & Reviews
This book provides a comprehensive description of Islam's long and dynamic history.
The Historical Atlas of the Islamic World provides a survey of the history of the Islamic world and of Islamic civilisation from the time of the Prophet Mohammed until the consolidation of the Ottoman Empire in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Its abundant maps are accompanied by text explaining the religious, political and cultural circumstances behind Islam's development. The book contains superb photographs of the art, architecture, artifacts, and the regions involved, and many reconstructions of the most important events mentioned in the text. At a time when interest in the Islamic faith is increasing, this book provides a comprehensive description of the religion's long and dynamic history.