Islam: A New Historical Introduction (Paperback)
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Islam: A New Historical Introduction (Paperback)

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Paperback 314 Pages / Published: 19/01/2015
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Carole Hillenbrand's book offers a profound understanding of the history of Muslims and their faith, from the life of Muhammad to the religion practised by 1.6 billion people around the world today. Each of the eleven chapters explains a core aspect of the faith in historical perspective, allowing readers to gain a sensitive understanding of the essential tenets of the religion and of the many ways in which the present is shaped by the past. It is an ideal introductory text for courses in Middle Eastern studies, in religious studies, or on Islam and its history.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
ISBN: 9780500110270
Number of pages: 314
Weight: 790 g
Dimensions: 232 x 163 x 21 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
'This book is well argued and well structured. It is balanced, judicious, and based on a wealth of erudition and astute observations' - Youssef Choueiri, University of Manchester
'I cannot remember the last time I so much enjoyed reading a text on Islam. It is extremely well researched and the flowing writing style makes you want to finish it in one sitting' - H.R.H. Wijdan (Ali Al-Hashemi, Ph.D, diplomat and founder of the Jordan National Gallery
'What Carole Hillenbrand has achieved in her magnificent new book is breathtaking. The book is brilliantly organized and written with compelling clarity, which will make it the indispensable introduction to the subject for a long time to come' - Dr Richard Holloway, author of Leaving Alexandria: A Memoir of Faith and Doubt

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