DK Eyewitness Books: Islam, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756650844
  • ISBN-13: 9780756650841
  • DDC: 297
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 72 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released September 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Explore the traditions, culture, and history of Islam with this stunning in-depth look at this religion. This guide gives a detailed look at the Qur'an and The Five Pillars of Islam and offers a list of "fascinating facts" along with a comprehensive timeline. See styles of traditional dress for men and women, discover the story of the Mughal emperor Babur, and find out what happens during hajj. Artifacts, sacred objects, and modern-day photographs combine to provide the dramatic level of detail for which the Eyewitness series is known. Discover the faith, culture, and history that have shaped the modern Islamic world.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Early Arabia.
2: The Prophet Muhammad.
3: The Qur’an.
4: The Five Pillars of Islam.
5: The Mosque.
6: The Caliphate.
7: First Conquests.
8: Scholars and Teachers.
9: The Spread of Learning.
10: Nomadic or Settled.
11: Islamic Culture.
12: The Islamic City.
13: Merchants and Travellers.
14: The Crusades.
15: Arms and Armor.
16: Spain.
17: Africa.
18: Mongols and Turks.
19: Central Asia, Iran, and India.
20: China and Southeast Asia.
21: Costume and Jewelry.
22: Islamic Society.
23: Festivals and Ceremonies.
24: Did You Know.
25: Find Out More.