History of the Arab Peoples

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Grand Central Publishing, 1991 - History - 551 pages
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Encyclopedic and panoramic in its scope, this fascinating work chronicles the rich spiritual, political, and cultural institutions of Arab history through 13 centuries.

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User Review  - jveezer - LibraryThing

This book was a good, balanced chronicle of the history and evolution of Islam, the Arabic people, and the nations that arose as a result. It should be required reading for anyone elected into ... Read full review

too dense

User Review  - rsully - Borders

I started this book hoping to develop my understanding of the Arab world's complexities. This book is FULL of information but without an insightful lens with which to focus that information. The best-written chapters are those on the Ottomans/Turks. Read full review

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