- 1014 pages
- Islamic Civilization [2 Volumes]: History, Society, and Culture of the Muslim World
- Rasheed Hosein
- 06 October 2019 Rasheed Hosein
Islam And The Islamic World Have Played A Central Role In World History From Humble Beginnings On The Arabian Peninsula, Adherents Of Islam Within A Century Of Its Inception Established A Civilization Extending From Southern France To The Borders Of India And China This Empire Grew To Be Larger Than The Roman Empire At Its Zenith, And It Upheld The Torch Of Learning And Education While Europe Languished In A Dark Age Today, The Islamic World Encompasses Than 50 Nations And Comprises 1.5 Billion Followers Just Over One Fifth Of Humanity.This Two Volume Set Covers Islamic Civilization From Its Beginnings To The Present Through A Mix Of Overview Essays, Reference Entries, And Primary Documents That Effectively Explains And Contextualizes The History, Society, And Culture Of The Muslim World The Organization Of The Work Allows Readers To Easily Find An Entry About A Targeted Topic In The Appropriate Historical Period The Coverage Encompasses Key Areas In The Muslim World, Including Vast Portions Of Asia And Africa, As Well As Parts Of The World Where Muslims Are Increasingly Representing Important And Influential Minorities, Such As Europe And The Americas Each Chapter Addresses Key Aspects Of Islamic Culture, Including The Arts, Economics And Work, Family Life And Community, Politics And Warfare, Religion And Beliefs, And Science And Technology.