all ebooks in category: Islamic History

Andalus and Sefarad: On Philosophy and Its History in Islamic Spain
2019 | ISBN: 0691176434 | English | 248 pages | PDF | 3 MB

An integrative approach to Jewish and Muslim philosophy in al-Andalus Al-Andalus, the Iberian territory ruled by Islam from the eighth to the fifteenth centuries, was …

Religious Conflict from Early Christianity to the Rise of Islam
English | 2013 | ISBN: 3110291789, 3110291959 | 256 pages | PDF | 4,5 MB

The essays in this volume engage a variety of inter- and intra-religious conflicts, ranging from the first to eighth centuries CE. The religious conflicts associated …

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 …

Muslim Spain Reconsidered: From 711 to 1502
2014 | ISBN: 0748639608, 0748639594 | English | 280 pages | PDF | 3 MB

What made Muslim Spain a unique and successful society? Richard Hitchcock explores the background to its powerful legacy in the formation of modern Spain, using …

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 …

The Future of Islam: A New Edition
English | July 2, 2002 | ISBN: 070071460X | EPUB | 220 pages | 2.2 MB

When it first appeared in 1882, this book was a pioneering work in every respect. It was the first coherent study of 'modern' Islam, explaining …

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 …

The Second Crusade: Extending the Frontiers of Christendom
2010 | ISBN: 0300164750, 0300112742 | English | 364 pages | PDF | 4 MB

The first complete account of Catholic Europe's onslaught on "unbelievers" in the 12th century The Second Crusade (1145-1149) was an extraordinarily bold attempt to overcome …

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 …