The World of Islam: The History, Culture and Religion Through the Lens of National Geographicby National Geographic Society, Don Belt
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Explore the rich history and the many faces of the Islamic world with National Geographic as your guide in this anthology of vividly illustrated articles drawn from the magazine's pages -- from the earliest years of the 20th century to the dawn of a new millennium.
A timely look at a timeless culture, The World of Islam looks back on a century of classic National Geographic coverage of Islamic culture all over the world. As always a wonderful mix of photographs, narratives, maps, and more, these chronologically-arranged articles will take you from the Afghan frontier in the fierce days of Rudyard Kipling to the stunning mosques and minarets of Mecca at the start of a new millennium. Islam's long, rich tradition and often far-flung and exotic locales have been explored again and again in the pages of National Geographic, and this volume revisits them all, from the very first article in 1906 to the present day. This dramatic, profusely illustrated expedition collects two dozen pieces that add up to a historical and geographical portrait of Islam and a vivid glimpse of how it has appeared to Western eyes for almost a century.
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