A History of the Arab Peoples: ,

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Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1991 - History - 551 pages
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Hourani, the distinguished historian and interpreter, has written a masterwork--a panoramic view encompassing twelve centuries of Arab history and culture. He looks at all sides of this rich civilization: the education, the science, the mosques, the Alhambra, as well as the conflicts, poverty, and role of women. 40 halftones; 13 maps.

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Engaging and informative history writing. - Goodreads
Hard to read as a non-adherent. - Goodreads
... a nice overview of Arab/Muslim history... - Goodreads
Hourani is a gifted writer and scholar. - Goodreads
Great intro to a complicated topic. - Goodreads

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When Said recommends this read, you walk yourself over to a bookstore and you buy it. This is a massive undertaking and offered an insight not only into the Arab world but the greater Islamic world ... Read full review

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User Review  - Amanda Farag - Goodreads

Easy to follow history of the Arab world. It is especially helpful for those who are not very knowledgeable about the origins or history of Islam but who are interested in the subject matter. I ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue i
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A New Power in an Old World
7
European Empires and Dominant Elites
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Copyright

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