Muhammad: Prophet and Statesman

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Oxford University Press, 1961 - Religion - 250 pages
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A short account of the life and achievements of one of the great figures of history, this volume also serves as an excellent introduction to one of the world's major religions.
 

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I wanted to learn more about Islam and its founder Muhammad so I picked up this book at Books at a Steal. It was not easy to read because of all the Arabic names, the writer's style of writing, and ... Read full review

Contents

THE GIFTED ORPHAN
1
THE CALL TO PROPHETHOOD
14
OPPOSITION AND REJECTION
56
THE EMIGRATION TO MEDINA
83
THE PROVOCATION OF THE MECCANS
102
THE FAILURE OF THE MECCAN RIPOSTE
127
THE WINNING OF THE MECCANS
176
RULER IN ARABIA
212
ASSESSMENT
229
NOTES ON THE SOURCES
241
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W. Montgomery Watt is at University of Edinburgh (Emeritus).

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