Islamic History A Very Short Introduction

Islamic History  A Very Short Introduction
Author : Adam J. Silverstein
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Total Pages : 157
Release : 2010-01-21
ISBN 10 : 9780199545728
ISBN 13 : 0199545723
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Islamic History A Very Short Introduction Book Description:

How did Islam arise from the obscurity of seventh century Arabia to the headlines of the 21st century? This introduction answers that question; exploring the cultural & religious diversity of Islamic history. Adam Silverstein explains its significance & considers its impact on Islamic society today.


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