The Shaping of the Arabs : A Study in Ethnic Identity book cover
SAVE
$8.99
1st Edition

The Shaping of the Arabs
A Study in Ethnic Identity




ISBN 9781138642171
Published September 11, 2017 by Routledge
418 Pages

 
SAVE ~ $8.99
was $44.95
USD $35.96

Prices & shipping based on shipping country


Preview

Book Description

This book, first published in 1969, brings out clearly and concisely the complex moulding of Arab identity. The present-day Arabic-speaking peoples may be traced back to the Arabian tribes that were later to be shaped into a people by Islam. With the Muslim conquests the language of the Arabian tribes became the vernacular of a vast cosmopolitan society extending throughout the Middle East and Southern Mediterranean.

Table of Contents

1. Origins: Muhammad and the Quran  2. The Outpouring from the Desert: the Bedouin Conquests  3. A New State: the Arab Kingdom and the Muslim Empire  4. The Flowering of a Civilization: the Islamic World Empire  5. A Medieval Confrontation: Islam and Christendom  6. The Empire Crumbles: the Turks Come In: The Long Stagnation  7. Stirrings of Nationalism: the Reshaping of Arab Identity  8. Modern Times

...
View More

Author(s)

Biography

Joel Carmichael