This book provides a well researched and fascinating guide to the rise and fall of the political community of Islam in the Arab kingdom. It also presents information on the civil wars and the tribes in the Arab kingdom.
1. Introduction 2. Ali and the First Civil War 3. The Sufyanids and the Second Civil War 4. The First Marwanids 5. Umar II and the Mawali 6. The Later Marwanids 7. Marwan and the Third Civil war 8. The Arab Tribes in Khurasan 9. The Fall of the Arab Kingdom