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Beginning with the prophet muhammads flight from medina and concluding with an examination of modern islamic practices and concerns, armstrong delivers an unbiased overview. The following is a reproduction of some observations i made while. A history of the world through islamic eyes by tamim ansary, a history of islamic societies by ira m. No religion in the modern world is as feared and misunderstood as islam. A brief history of islam all parts the religion of islam. A former roman catholic nun and winner of a muslim public affairs council media award. A short history and millions of other books are available for instant access. Karen armstrong, author, scholar, and journalist, is among the worlds foremost commentators on religious history and culture. A short history modern library chronicles audible audio edition. Here is a list of famous books on islamic history and a little intro of the book to help you. A short history may 15, 2015 by waqar akbar cheema. The fact that this is a short history in no way suggests it is historically incorrect or incomplete. Muslim history a list of books on the history of muslims and islam.
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