eBook The Islamic World Series: Islamic History, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615300619
  • ISBN-13: 9781615300617
  • DDC: 909.09767
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 176 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released March 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010
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Given that Islam predominates in over thirty countries around the world, the history of the Islamic world requires a broad perspective. This in-depth look at the history of the religion and culture of Islam and the Muslim people covers the extreme breadth of the topic while still maintaining a detailed focus on the key people and events of the long and fascinating history of the Islamic World.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: The Precursors of Islam (M8 3000 BCE–500 CE).
2: The Rise of Agrarian-Based Citied Societies.
3: Cultural Core Areas of the Settled World.
4: The Nile-to-Oxus Region.
5: The Arabian Peninsula.
6: Formation and Orientation (M8500–634).
7: The City of Mecca: Centre of Trade and Religion.
8: Mecca under the Quraysh Clans.
9: New Social Patterns Among the Meccans and Their Neighbours.
10: The Prophet Muhammad.
11: Muhammad's Years in Mecca.
12: Muhammad's Emigration to Yathrib (Medina).
13: Battle of Badr.
14: Battle of the Ditch.
15: Islam at Muhammad's Death.
16: Abu Bakr's Succession.
17: Riddah.
18: Conversion and Crystallization (634–870).
19: Social and Cultural Transformations.
20: ‘Umar I's Succession.
21: The Spirit of Conquest under ‘Umar I.
22: Forging the Link of Activism with Faithfulness.
23: ‘Uthman's Succession and Policies.
24: Discontent in ‘Uthman's Reign.
25: Intra-Muslim Conflicts.
26: The Four Fitnahs.
27: The First Fitnah.
28: The Second Fitnah.
29: Battle of Siffin.
30: The Emergent Islamic Civilization.
31: Dome of the Rock.
32: The Third Fitnah.
33: Sunnis and Shi‘ites.
34: The ‘Abbasids.
35: Harun Al-Rashid.
36: Shari‘Ah.
37: The Fourth Fitnah.
38: Al-Bukhari.
39: Fragmentation and Florescence (870–1041).
40: The Rise of Competitive Regions.
41: Andalusia, the Maghrib, and Sub-Saharan Africa.
42: ‘Abd Al-Rahman I.
43: Egypt, Syria, and the Holy Cities.
44: The Fatimid Dynasty.
45: Al-Azhar University.
46: The Hamdanid Dynasty.
47: Iraq.
48: Cultural Flowering in Iraq.
49: Al-Tabari.
50: The Buyid Dynasty.
51: Iran, Afghanistan, and India.
52: The Samanids.
53: The Ghaznavids.
54: The Decline of the Caliphate and Rise of Emirates.
55: Migration and Renewal (1041–1405).
56: Turks.
57: Seljuq Turks.
58: Policies of Nizam Al-Mulk.
59: Nizam Al-Mulk.
60: Tariqah Fellowships.
61: Franks.
62: The Call for the Crusades.
63: Effect of the Crusades in Syria.
64: Saladin.
65: Mongols.
66: Genghis Khan.
67: First Mongol Incursions.
68: Conversion of Mongols to Islam.
69: Ascent of the Ottoman Turks.
70: Timur's Efforts to Restore Mongol Power.
71: Timur.
72: Arabs.
73: Imazighen.
74: The Sanhajah Confederation.
75: The Almoravid Dynasty.
76: The Almohad Dynasty.
77: Continued Spread of Islamic Influence.
78: Consolidation and Expansion (1405–1683).
79: Ottomans.
80: Continuation of Ottoman Rule.
81: Reign of Süleyman I.
82: Süleyman I.
83: The Extent of Ottoman Administration.
84: Safavids.
85: Expansion in Iran and Beyond.
86: Shah ‘Abbas I.
87: Decline of Central Authority.
88: Indo-Timurids (Mughals).
89: Foundation by Babur.
90: Reign of Akbar.
91: Continuation of the Empire.
92: Shah Jahan.
93: Trans-Saharan Islam.
94: Indian Ocean Islam.
95: Islamic History from 1683 to the Present: Reform, Dependency, and Recovery.
96: Pre-colonial Reform and Experimentation (1683 to 1818).
97: The Rise of British Colonialism to the End of the Ottoman Empire.
98: Islam and Nationalism in the Age of Globalization (The Early 20th Century to the Present).
99: Reform and Revival in the Colonial Period.
100: Rashid Rida.
101: Nationalism: Postcolonial States and Islam.
102: Muslim Brotherhood.
103: Islamist Movements from the 1960s.
104: Ruhollah Khomeini.
105: The Mainstreaming of Islamist Movements.
106: Dimensions of the Islamic Revival.
107: Islam and Globalization: The Age of Mobility.
Glossary.
For Further Reading.
Index.