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Published: 01 February 2010

176 Pages | 18 black and white halftones

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199545728

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Islamic History: A Very Short Introduction

Adam J. Silverstein

Very Short Introductions

  • Provides a chronological survey of the origins and subsquent spread of Islam thoughout the Middle East
  • Demonstrates the rich, cultural, and religious diversity of Islamic societies
  • Explores the stories, sources, and significance of Islamic history and considers the way it might have shaped the present state of Islamic societies and its future
  • Relates the subject's relevance to the modern world
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide