Historical Atlas of the Islamic World

Author: Malise Ruthven
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198609973
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.

Atlas of the Islamic World Since 1500

Author: Francis Robinson
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Facts on File, Incorporated
ISBN: 0871966298
Release Date: 1982-01
Genre: History

Extensive maps and color photographs enhance an informative study of the development of Islam, detailing the rise of Arab power, its fragmentation, the spread of Islam, and the modern Arab world

Historical Atlas of Islam

Author: Malise Ruthven
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674013859
Release Date: 2004-01
Genre: History

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.

Atlas of Islamic History

Author: Peter Sluglett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317588979
Release Date: 2015-01-30
Genre: History

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.

The Cambridge Illustrated History of the Islamic World

Author: Francis Robinson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521669936
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Religion

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.

The Atlas of Islam

Author: Neil Morris
Publisher: Barrons Juveniles
ISBN: 0764156314
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Describes the origins and teachings of Islam, major developments in the history of the Islamic world, and the culture and way of life of Muslims throughout the world.

Islamic Central Asia

Author: Scott Cameron Levi
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253353856
Release Date: 2010
Genre: History

An anthology of primary documents for the study of Central Asian history. It illustrates important aspects of the social, political, and economic history of Islamic Central Asia. It covers the period from the 7th-century Arab conquests to the 19th-century Russian colonial era and provides insights into the history and significance of the region.

The Middle East and Islamic World Reader

Author: Marvin E. Gettleman
Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
ISBN: 9780802194527
Release Date: 2012-04-10
Genre: Religion

“The many facets of Middle Eastern history and politics are admirably represented in this far-ranging anthology” (Publishers Weekly). In this insightful anthology, historians Marvin E. Gettleman and Stuart Schaar have assembled a broad selection of documents and contemporary scholarship to give a view of the history of the peoples from the core Islamic lands, from the Golden Age of Islam to today. With carefully framed essays beginning each chapter and brief introductory notes accompanying over seventy readings, the anthology reveals the multifaceted societies and political systems of the Islamic world. Selections range from theological texts illuminating the differences between Shiite and Sunni Muslims, to diplomatic exchanges and state papers, to memoirs and literary works, to manifestos of Islamic radicals. This newly revised and expanded edition covers the dramatic changes in the region since 2005, and the popular uprisings that swept from Tunisia in January 2011 through Egypt, Libya, and beyond. The Middle East and Islamic World Reader is a fascinating historical survey of complex societies that—now more than ever—are crucial for us to understand. “Ambitious . . . A timely work, it focuses mainly on sociopolitical texts dating from the rise of Islam to the debates concerning U.S. foreign policy in the post-9/11 world.” —Choice

National Geographic Atlas of the Middle East

Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426202210
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Reference

Includes thematic maps and detailed regional and individual maps for countries from Afghanistan to Yemen, plus two Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories.

Historical Atlas of the Muslim Peoples

Author: R Roolvink
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134537556
Release Date: 2013-10-18
Genre: Reference

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.

The Idea of the Muslim World

Author: Cemil Aydin
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674050372
Release Date: 2017-04-24
Genre: History

As Cemil Aydin explains in this provocative history, it is a misconception to think that the world’s 1.5 billion Muslims constitute a single religio-political entity. How did this mistaken belief arise, why is it so widespread, and how can its grip be loosened so that a more fruitful discussion about politics in Muslim societies can begin?

Atlas of the Roman World

Author: Tim Cornell
Publisher: Checkmark Books
ISBN: 0871966522
Release Date: 1982
Genre: History

This comprehensive, three-part historical and cultural atlas documents the origins of Rome and Greek influence, the transition from Republican to Imperial Rome, and the rise and decline of the Roman Empire