Islam A Thousand Years of Faith and Power


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Renowned historians Jonathan Bloom and Sheila Blair set the historical stage with ISLAM: A THOUSAND YEARS OF FAITH AND POWER. This spectacular, yet little-known story, tells of the rise of Islamic power and spirituality by examining the figure of Muhammad, the world at the rise of Islam, and Islamic principles of faith. ISLAM traces the rise and endurance of this vast and prodigious culture, from the Golden Age of the Abbasid Empire, to the devastating Mongol invasions of the Thirteenth Century, to the growth of the Ottoman, Persian, and Mughal empires powerhouses of extreme wealth, military might and sophistication whose emergence threatened the great power centers of Europe. This accessible overview not only shatters stereotypes and enlightens readers but tells the story behind the worlds fastest growing religion, offering a wonderful introduction to the rich history of a glorious civilization that is still radically affecting the world today.

Title: Islam A Thousand Years of Faith and Power


Categories: Other,

Edition: First edition

Publisher: New York:, TV Books,: 2000.

ISBN Number: 157500092X

ISBN Number 13: 9781575000923

Binding: Hardbound

Condition: Very Good in Very Good DJ

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