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Author Lewis, Bernard, 1916-2018.

Title Islam : from the Prophet Muhammad to the capture of Constantinople / edited and translated by Bernard Lewis
Published New York : Harper and Row, 1974
New York : Harper & Row, 1974


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  910.0317671 Lew  1  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  910.0317671 Lew  2  AVAILABLE
Description 2 volumes ; 21 cm
Series Documentary history of Western civilization
Documentary history of Western civilization.
Contents Vol. 1. Politics and war. The patriarchal and Umayyad caliphate; The 'Abbasids; Syria, Egypt, North Africa; Iran and the East; The Mongols; After the Mongols; Muslim Spain; The rise of the Ottomans; Religion and Sovereignty; Persian statecraft; Administration; Holy War; Warfare; Conquest -- Vol. 2. Religion and society. Scripture and worship; Belief; Pilgrimage; The law and its upholders; Heresy and revolt; Capital and provinces; Travelers' tales; Neighbors; The economy; Social principles; Ethnic groups; Black and white; The status of non-Muslims; Slaves; Personal documents; Literary portraits; Humor
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (volumes1, pages xxxi-xxxvii ; volumes2, pages [xxxiii]-xxxix) and indexes
Subject Islamic civilization -- Sources.
History -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Islam -- Doctrines -- History.
Islam -- History.
Islamic civilization.
Islamic Empire -- History.
Author Lewis, Bernard, 1916-2018, editor
Lewis, Bernard, 1916-2018, translator
LC no. 72007229
ISBN 0061317497 (v. 1)
0061317500 (v. 2)
0061389242 (v. 1)
0061389250 (v. 2)
9780061317491 (v. 1)
9780061317507 (v. 2)
9780061389245 (v. 1)
9780061389252 (v. 2)