all ebooks in category: History of Islam

Islam and the European Empires
2014 | ISBN: 0199668310, 0198754345 | English | 336 pages | EPUB | 2 MB

At the height of the imperial age, European powers ruled over most parts of the Islamic world. The British, French, Russian, and Dutch empires each …

A Concise History of Sunnis and Shi'is
English | September 18, 2017 | ISBN: 0863561632, 1626165874 | True EPUB | 352 pages | 5.2 MB

The 1,400-year-old schism between Sunnis and Shi'is is currently reflected in the destructive struggle for hegemony between Saudi Arabia and Iran ― with no apparent …

David in the Muslim Tradition: The Bathsheba Affair
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0739197150 | 238 pages | PDF | 1,3 MB

In Chapter 38:21-25, the Qur’an relates a very short narrative about the biblical King David’s seeking and receiving God’s forgiveness. The earliest Muslim exegetes interpreted …

The History of Islam in Africa
English | March 31, 2000 | ISBN: 0821412965, 0852557817 | EPUB | 604 pages | 3.2 MB

The history of the Islamic faith on the continent of Africa spans fourteen centuries. For the first time in a single volume, The History of …

Afghanistan's Islam: From Conversion to the Taliban
English | ISBN: 0520294130 | 354 pages | EPUB | December 12, 2016 | 4.55 Mb

This book provides the first overview of the history and development of Islam in Afghanistan. Written by leading international experts, chapters cover every era from …