The Prophet and the Age of the Caliphates: The Islamic Near East from the 6th to the 11th Century / Edition 2

The Prophet and the Age of the Caliphates: The Islamic Near East from the 6th to the 11th Century / Edition 2

by Hugh Kennedy, Karl Barbir
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0582405254

ISBN-13: 9780582405257

Pub. Date: 02/03/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Based on original Arabic sources, the new edition of this well-established text has been comprehensively revised. The book covers the life of Muhammad and the birth of Islam, through the great days of the Ummayad and Abbasid Caliphates (8th-10th centuries), to the period of political fragmentation which followed it when Islam lost its core unity, never to be

Overview

Based on original Arabic sources, the new edition of this well-established text has been comprehensively revised. The book covers the life of Muhammad and the birth of Islam, through the great days of the Ummayad and Abbasid Caliphates (8th-10th centuries), to the period of political fragmentation which followed it when Islam lost its core unity, never to be recovered.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582405257
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/03/2004
Series:
A History of the Near East Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
6.15(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1:The matrix of the Muslim world: the near East in the early seventh century 2: The Birth of the Islamic State 3: Conquest and division in the time of the Rashidun Caliphs 4: The Umayyad Caliphate 5: The early 'Abbasid Caliphate' 6: The Middle 'Abbasid caliphate 7: The structure of politics in the Muslim commonwealth 8: The Buyid confederation 9: The Kurds 10: The Hamdanids 11: Bedouin political movements and dynasties 12: Early Islamic Egypt and the Fatimid empire

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