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Islam: A Short History
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Modern Library
Publication date August 1, 2002
Pages 230
Binding Paperback
Edition Rev upd su
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780812966183
ISBN-10 081296618X
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 0.50 lbs.
Original list price $15.95
Other format details religious
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Profiles the Islamic faith as a rich and vital religion far more complex than that suggested by the modern fundamentalist strain, documenting its history and citing the importance of understanding Islam as part of today's religious climate. Reprint. 100,000 first printing. (view table of contents)
Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780679640400 Book cover for 9780786241873
 
Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (June 1, 2002)
9780786241873 | details & prices | 349 pages | 6.50 × 9.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $28.95
About: Traces the history of Islam, from the flight of Muhammad and the founding of the first mosques to the development of the modern Muslim state, and examines its present beliefs and practices.
from Modern Library (August 1, 2000)
9780679640400 | details & prices | 222 pages | 5.00 × 7.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $19.95
About: Traces the history of Islam, from the flight of Muhammad and the founding of the first mosques to the development of the modern Muslim state, and examines its present beliefs and practices.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780812966183
 
The price comparison is for this edition
Rev upd su edition from Modern Library (August 1, 2002)
9780812966183 | details & prices | 230 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $15.95
About: Traces the history of Islam, from the flight of Muhammad and the founding of the first mosques to the development of the modern Muslim state, and examines its present beliefs and practices.
Miscellaneous
With Karen Armstrong | from Modern Library (December 18, 2007)
9780307431318 | details & prices | 272 pages | List price $15.95
Reinforced
Book cover for 9780606271936
 
With Karen Armstrong | from Demco Media (December 1, 2002)
9780606271936 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.64 lbs | List price $23.40
About: Traces the history of Islam, from the flight of Muhammad and the founding of the first mosques to the development of the modern Muslim state, and examines its present beliefs and practices.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781417647903
 
With Karen Armstrong | Reprint edition from Paw Prints (June 5, 2008)
9781435297081 | details & prices | 230 pages | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $23.95
With Karen Armstrong | from Turtleback Books (August 1, 2002); titled "Islam:: A Short History"
9781417647903 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.66 lbs | List price $26.90
About: Traces the history of Islam, from the flight of Muhammad and the founding of the first mosques to the development of the modern Muslim state, and examines its present beliefs and practices.

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