Daily Life in the Medieval Islamic World (Daily Life Through History Series) / Edition 1

Daily Life in the Medieval Islamic World (Daily Life Through History Series) / Edition 1

by James E. Lindsay
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0872209342

ISBN-13: 9780872209343

Pub. Date: 09/28/2008

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.


"Lindsay gives an excellent overview of the medieval Islamic world. Intended for an audience with little or no background on this topic, the book offers a thorough introduction to the beginnings of Islam, its history up to the year 1300, and material on a wide range of other topics, e.g., warfare, social practices, entertainment, and geography. . . . Numerous

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"Lindsay gives an excellent overview of the medieval Islamic world. Intended for an audience with little or no background on this topic, the book offers a thorough introduction to the beginnings of Islam, its history up to the year 1300, and material on a wide range of other topics, e.g., warfare, social practices, entertainment, and geography. . . . Numerous maps, photographs, and illustrations are spread throughout the text. . . . This book will be very valuable to history students and anyone interested in learning about the faith and practices of Muslims. Highly recommended." --Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872209343
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/2008
Series:
Greenwood Press Daily Life Through History Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments

Maps and Images

Basic Chronology of Events

Major Themes in Medieval Islamic History

Arabia

Warfare and Politics

Cities

Ritual and Worship

Curious and Entertaining Information

Suggestions for Further Readings

Glossary

Recipes

Genealogical and Dynastic Tables

Christian and Islamic Calendars with Conversion Table

Index

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