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History of the Muslim World to 1405, A: The Making of a Civilization, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Vernon O. Egger

Published by Pearson

Published Date: May 19, 2005

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Designed for the first of a two-course sequence. This text is appropriate for undergraduate courses in Muslim history, Islamic Civilization, and religious studies courses on Islam.

This text points out the unifying elements that bind together the Muslim world, and stresses the religious and political differences that inhibit unity. Tradition and adaptation are the central themes of the text.

Table of Contents

I. THE FORMATIVE PERIOD, 600-950.

 1. Origins.

 2. Arab Imperialism.

 3. The Development of Sectarianism.

 4. The Center Cannot Hold: Three Caliphates.

 5. Synthesis and Creativity.

II. A CIVILIZATION UNDER SIEGE, 950-1260.

 6. Filling the Vacuum of Power, 950-1100.

 7. Barbarians at the Gates, 1100-1260.

 8. The Consolidation of Traditions.

 9. The Muslim Commonwealth.

III. MONGOL HEGEMONY, 1260-1405.

10. The Great Transformation.

11. Unity and Diversity in Islamic Traditions.

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$38.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-218503-5