eBook The Islamic Empire, 1st Edition

  • Don Nardo
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  • ISBN-10: 1420508024
  • ISBN-13: 9781420508024
  • DDC: 956.01
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

Each book in the comprehensive World History series offers a clearly written and visually enhanced overview of an important historical event or period. The series is designed both to acquaint readers with the basics of history and to make them aware that their lives and their own historical era are an intimate part of the ongoing human saga.

Features and Benefits

  • Sidebars, time lines, indexes and annotated bibliographies appear in all volumes.
  • Sidebars, visual time lines, indexes, and annotated bibliographies, which appear in every volume, offer a wealth of additional information as well as provide launching points for further discussion and study.

Reviews

"Well designed for research and reports, this account includes primary and secondary source quotations, all fully footnoted. Most of these quotes are in separate boxes with source information included so readers do not need to flip back and forth. This informative, approachable text will be useful in most collections." -- School Library Journal (August 2002)

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"Vivid descriptions, quotes from the participants, and newspaper accounts written by war correspondents bring readers to the battlefront in this well-documented title." -- School Library Journal (January 2002)

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"Captioned black-and-white photographs and reproductions complement the text. This is an excellent title." -- School Library Journal (May 2002)

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"The writing is clear and easy for beginners on the subject. Useful for reports." -- School Library Journal (April 2002)

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"There is a good deal of information packed into the brief text and both report writers and the general readers will be well served." -- School Library Journal (September 2002)

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"Each book ends with an analysis of the era and its legacy. The use of primary sources...will help students understand how the authors gathered information and used it to construct the texts. Black-and-white photographs, maps, and period reproductions illustrate the volumes. Thought-provoking books that will intorduce readers to...history and historical research." -- School Library Journal (January 2001)

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"An excellent introduction..The two-column text is liberally illustrated with vintage photos. Numerous sidebars contain extensive information from primary and secondary sources. This title is a solid purchase." -- School Library Journal (Febraury 2001)

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"This series addition lives up to the high standards achieved by its predecessors. The book is enriched by numerous, well-chosen quotations from primary and secondary sources, and by a wealth of interesting black-and-white photos and reproductions. A fine source for beginning research." -- School Library Journal (March 2001)

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"The strengths of the book include its parenthetical definitions, maps, footnotes, substantial extracts from primary sources, the annotated bibliography, and a time line." -- School Library Journal (March 2001)

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"Fledgling historians should find this title a good, well-documented read." -- School Library Journal (September 2001)

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"Kids looking for background into contemporary Middle East conflicts will do welll to start here." -- Booklist (May 2003)

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"These titles offer a great deal of useful and readable information. The information is presented clearly and is suitable for reports and for leisure reading." -- School Library Journal (January 2002)

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