Islam

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Dorling Kindersley, Sep 24, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Discover the faith, culture, and history that has shaped the modern Islamic world. Explore the traditions, culture, and history of Islam with this stunning in-depth look at the complex world of one of the world's greatest religions. Artifacts, sacred objects and modern-day photographs combine to provide the dramatic level of detail for which the Eyewitness series is known.

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Contents

Early Arabia
6
The Five Pillars of Islam
12
Scholars and teachers Africa
24
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Philip Wilkinson was educated at Oxford University, after which he worked as an editor for various publishers in Britain. For the last 15 years or so, he has been a full-time writer specializing in history, the arts, and heritage. He has written books on these subjects for adults and for children, and his titles include "What the Romans Did For Us," which accompanied the BBC television series presented by Adam Hart-Davis, the award-winning "Amazing Buildings," and "The English Buildings Book," He lives in the Cotswolds with his wife and son.

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