Author: Malise Ruthven
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Release Date: 2004-01
The historical evolution of Islam is explained in this detailed reference, which chronicles the history of the religion from the birth of Mohammed to the independence of former Soviet Muslim States, covering a wide variety of themes including philosophy, arts, and architecture.
Author: Malise Ruthven
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Civilization, Islamic
The Historical Atlas of the Islamic World spans the period from pre-Islamic late antiquity to the present day. It provides an historical perspective on contemporary Islam. The maps, which employ the latest design techniques to show shifts in borders and populations, are supplemented by short essays on a variety of themes, plus maps, photographs, and diagrams. A lively, accessible and up-to-date Atlas on an area of immense current interest.
Vom 3. Jahrtausend v. Chr. bis ins 15. Jahrhundert n. Chr. - der Pauly-Atlas lädt Schüler, Studenten und alle Interessierten auf eine einzigartige Reise durch die Antike ein. 168 vierfarbige Karten im Atlasformat führen durch die historischen Entwicklungen und Strömungen im Vorderen Orient, der Mittelmeerwelt, des griechischen Ostroms, der islamischen Welt und der christlich geprägten germanischen Reiche. Ein ebenso ausführlicher, wissenschaftlicher und spannender Kommentar begleitet jeden Welt- und Zeitausschnitt: Zahlreiche Tabellen, historisch-geografische Skizzen, Stadtpläne und Stammbäume veranschaulichen den Text und lassen so Seite für Seite Geschichte, Politik, Wirtschaft, Gesellschaft und Kultur lebendig werden.
Originally published in 1957. Within the compact range of fifty-six maps, this atlas depicts clearly and concisely the expansion of Islam outwards from the Arabian Peninsula and outlines the rise and decline of the various Muslim states and dynasties over a territory stretching from Spain to China. Maps have also been devoted to trade products and routes, both in the heartland of Islam and in the basins of the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. This volume represents a series of maps which together present a full survey of the history of Islam in time and space.
Author: Peter Sluglett
Release Date: 2015-01-30
This Atlas provides the main outlines of Islamic history from the immediate pre-Islamic period until the end of 1920, that is, before most parts of the Muslim world became sovereign nation states. Each map is accompanied by a text that contextualises, explains, and expands upon the map, and are fully cross-referenced. All of the maps are in full colour: 18 of them are double-page spreads, and 25 are single page layouts. This is an atlas of Islamic, not simply Arab or Middle Eastern history; hence it covers the entire Muslim world, including Spain, North, West and East Africa, the Indian sub-continent, Central Asia and South-East Asia. The maps are not static, in that they show transitions within the historical period to which they refer: for instance, the stages of the three contemporaneous Umayyad, Fatimid and ‘Abbasid caliphates on Map 10, or the progress of the Mongol invasions and the formation of the various separate Mongol khanates between 1200 and 1300 on Map 21. Using the most up to date cartographic and innovative design techniques, the maps break new ground in illuminating the history of Islam. Brought right up to date with the addition of a Postscript detailing The Islamic World since c.1900, a Chronology from 500 BCE to 2014, and additional endpaper maps illustrating The Spread of Islam through the Ages and The Islamic World in the 21st Century, the Atlas of Islamic History is an essential reference work and an invaluable textbook for undergraduates studying Islamic history, as well as those with an interest in Asian History, Middle East History and World History more broadly.
Covering the 3rd millennium BC until the 15th century AD, this new atlas of the ancient world illustrates the political, economic, social and cultural developments in the ancient Near East, the Mediterranean world, the Byzantine Empire, the Islamic world and the Holy Roman Empire. The atlas has 170 large color maps that document the main historical developments. Each map is accompanied by a text that outlines the main historical developments. These texts include bibliographies and 65 additional maps, tables and stemmata that provide further elucidation.
Author: John M. Weeks
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date: 2014-11-25
A Research Guide to the Ancient World: Print and Electronic Sources is a partially annotated bibliography that covers the study of the ancient world, and closes the traditional subject gap between the humanities and the social sciences in this area of study. This book is the only bibliographic resource available for such holistic coverage.
Author: Francis Robinson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 1996
Written by a team of leading specialists on Islamic history, this book discusses, with sumptuous illustrations, many aspects of Muslim culture. Includes studies on religion, politics, commerce, education, art and the interaction between Islam and the West, as well as the development of the Islamic world from the seventh century to the present day. Clear, informative, with commentaries and a glossary.
Author: Greville Stewart Parker Freeman-Grenville
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group
Release Date: 2002-01
"This atlas describes in pictorial form the course of the expansion of Islam all over the world, from the initial conquests to the present day. The drama of the events that brought a religion born in the Arabian Desert, and its vehicle, the Arabic language and script, into far-flung regions of the world - from the Middle East and Africa to Europe, Central Asia, Malaysia, and Indonesia - is illustrated and described by maps and texts. The historical processes active in each separate theater of action are indicated, from a time long before the birth of Muhammad through the twentieth century and into the twenty-first."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved