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EAN-139780132662635   EAN-13 barcode 9780132662635
Product NameIslam: A Short History (Modern Library Chronicles)
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionPaperback
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Price New5.35 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used1.80 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Width0.59 inches    (convert)
Height7.99 inches    (convert)
Length5.16 inches    (convert)
Weight15.2 ounces    (convert)
AuthorKaren Armstrong
Page Count272
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Long DescriptionIslam is a concise and readable survey of the history of Islam from the birth of Muhammad in seventh century Arabia to the differing situations of Muslims throughout today's world. Focusing particularly on the modern period, it provides a valuable introduction to contemporary Muslim beliefs and practices and looks at the ways in which this rapidly growing religion is meeting the challenges of the modern world. Written in an accessible and informative style, and assuming little or no prior knowledge on the part of the reader, this book gives a basic introduction to the faith—its history, beliefs, and practices. Provides valuable pedagogy, including: timeline; maps; glossary; list of sacred days/festivals; suggested reading; pronunciation guide; index; feature boxes focusing on some aspects of the arts; 11 black and white pictures and artworks. Readers interested in learning more about the world's religions.
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