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Title:Islamic history: a new interpretation
Author:Shaban, M.A.
City of publisher:Cambridge
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
ISBN:0521081378; 0521211980
Geographic term:Islamic countries
Subject:Islamic history
Abstract:Vol. 1. describes the establishment of the Islamic régime in Arabia and its sudden expansion into an Empire, examines the adjustment of the Arabs to their new environment, and analyses the specific interests and activities of the people involved during the period from 600 to 750. Vol. 2 presents a narrative analysis of the cebtral events in the Islamic domains between the rise of the Abbasid, and the Saljug invasion (750-1055).