Aisha: the beloved of Mohammed: The Beloved of Mohammed

Aisha: the beloved of Mohammed: The Beloved of Mohammed

by Nabia Abbott
     
 

The story of Aishah, the Prophet Mohammed's favourite wife. The text tells of how she lived several decades after Mohammed's death and was deeply involved in the political conflict and civil war that shaped the early Muslim state.  See more details below

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The story of Aishah, the Prophet Mohammed's favourite wife. The text tells of how she lived several decades after Mohammed's death and was deeply involved in the political conflict and civil war that shaped the early Muslim state.

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Turkish-born Abbott (1897-1981) became the first woman faculty member of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago in 1933. She recounts the history of Mohammed's favorite if not only wife, describing how Aishah outlived him by several decades and was deeply involved in the turmoil of political conflict and civil war that shaped the early Muslim state. A new preface was added in the 1982 edition, and is reprinted here with it. Distributed in the US by ISBS. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780863560071
Publisher:
Saqi Books
Publication date:
05/01/1998
Edition description:
reprint
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
5.32(w) x 0.61(h) x 7.62(d)

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