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Islam:: A Short History
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Turtleback Books
Publication date August 1, 2002
Binding Prebinding
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781417647903
ISBN-10 1417647906
Dimensions 1 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 0.66 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $26.90
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
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.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Delving deep into Islamic history, Armstrong sketches the arc of a story that begins with the stirring of revelation in an Arab businessman named Muhammad through the debacle of European colonialism right up to the present day, putting Islamic fundamentalism into context as part of a worldwide phenomenon.

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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
 
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
The price comparison is for this edition
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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