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Islam: An Historical Introduction

Islam: An Historical Introduction

Gerhard Endress, Carole Hillenbrand

  • ISBN: 9788178221564, 817822156X
  • Year of Publication: 2004
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: 1st
  • No. of Pages: 312
  • Language: English
Rs. 325.00

Endress presents and accurate picture of the interplay of religious inspiration and historical circulstances which shaped Islamic history from its inception...it reflects a distinct sensitivity to the nuances of the subject culture, combined with a clear command of the scholarly sources... It is therefore most appropriate for graduates students beginning a Middle East or Islamic specialization, for professional scholars with other specializations seeking a synoptic treatment of Islamic history, or for teacher in need of an outline for an Islamic survey course.

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"A major reference tool for student and teacher for many years to come." - Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society

"This impressive book ... is certain to be kept at the desk where lectures are written." - Journal of the American Oriental Society

"Students of Islam... will find it an invaluable and convenient source of information." - Journal of Semitic Studies

"Endress presents an accurate picture of the interplay of religious inspiration and historical circumstances which shaped Islamic history from its inception... It reflects a distinct sensitivity to the nuances of the subject culture, combined with a clear command of the scholarly sources...It is therefore most appropriate for graduate students beginning a middle East or Islamic specialization, for professional scholars with other specializations seeking a synoptic treatment of Islamic history, or for teachers in need of an outline for an Islamic survey course." - MESA Bulletin

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