Classical Islam

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Transaction Publishers, 1970 - Islamic Empire - 243 pages
 

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Contents

PREFACE
10
PreIslamic Arabia
14
Muhammad
28
External Power and Internal Division
50
The Umayyads
64
The Abbasids
80
Islamic Society and SocialReligious Movements
100
Egypt under the Fatimids and Tulunids
115
The Downfall of the Caliphate
142
The Latin States
160
Divisions in the Islamic World
171
Religious Reform and Berber Nationalism
181
Withdrawal and Mysticism at the end of the Caliphate
192
CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE
203
BIBLIOGRAPHY
212
INDEX
224

The Arab West
121
Theology Philosophy Literature
128

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