Book Details

Book title: ISLAM An Historical Introduction
Author(s): Gerhard Endress
ISBN: 817822156X
Publication Year: 2006
Binding: HB
Pages: 310
Price: Rs. 595 Rs. 595
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This highly acclaimed survey provides a thoughtful and concise account of all aspects of Islam in history.   Islam in history, Following an appraisal of the study of the study of Islam,  Gerhard Endress guides the reader through key elements.

Religion (including the Revelation of the prophet Muhammad and the development of doctrine  in its historical selling. Law and the state in medieval  Islam. Social and economic aspects of medieval Islam. The historical development of each of the main regions of the Islamic world ( the Arabian peninsula: Syria and Palestine: Iraq :Spain: North Africa: Egypt: Iran Anatolia). The Principal trends and major periods of Islamic history. The development of  Arabic. Persian and Trukish  languages. Names and titles.  The Muslim calendar.  

ABOUT Author


 GERHARD ENDRESS is Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies at Ruth University. Bochum  (Germany),

 CAROLF.HILLENBRAND  is professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Edinburgh