Islam: An Historical Introduction

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Columbia University Press, 2002 - History - 301 pages
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Hailed as a concise survey of Islamic history and culture, An Introduction to Islam covers everything from Islamic theology and law to the development of the Arabic, Persian, and Turkish languages, from social and economic life in the middle ages to the invention of the Muslim calendar. For the second edition, the text as well as the references and bibliography have been brought up to date.

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Deborah Jermyn and Sean Redmond are lecturers in film studies at the Southampton Institute, UK, and have published widely on contemporary American cinema.

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