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Published: 06 April 2000

768 Pages | 234 color, 77 b/w illus. & 15 maps

7-1/2 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780195107999

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The Oxford History of Islam

Edited by John L. Esposito

Lavishly illustrated with over 300 pictures, including more than 200 in full color, The Oxford History of Islam offers the best recent scholarship on an impressive array of subjects, such as the historical encounter of Islam and Christianity, the role of Islam in the Mughal and Ottoman empires, the growth of Islam in Southeast Asia, China, and Africa, the political, economic, and religious challenges of European imperialism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and Islamic communities in the modern Western world.


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