Islamic Culture in the Middle East in Perspective, 1st Edition

  • Kathleen Tracy
  • Published By: Mitchell Lane
  • ISBN-10: 1612286062
  • ISBN-13: 9781612286068
  • DDC: 306.6
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Islamic Culture in Perspective is an in-depth look at the cultures of Islam, with an emphasis on current culture. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures that developed historically and analyzes how the cultural history shapes the current culture. The book is written in a lively and interesting style, and contains Islamic languages, foods, music/dance, art/literature, religions, holidays, lifestyle, and most importantly contemporary culture around the world today. The series has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies from informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: An Ancient Culture in Modern Times.
1: The Conquest of Mecca.
2: Evolution of Islamic Culture.
3: Muslim Religious Traditions.
4: Islamic Social Customs.
5: Arts and Sciences.
6: Politics and World View.
7: Cultural Innovators.
Experiencing Islamic Culture in the United States.
Map of the Middle East.
Chapter Notes.
Further Reading.
About the Author.