The great Arab conquests : how the spread of Islam changed the world we live in / by Hugh Kennedy.

By: Kennedy, Hugh (Hugh N.)Material type: TextTextPublication details: Philadelphia, PA : Da Capo, c2007Description: viii, 421 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cmISBN: 9780306815850 (pbk); 0306815850 (pbk)Subject(s): Veroveringen | Islamisering | Arabieren | Islam -- History | Islamic Empire -- History | Islamic Empire -- Civilization | Islamic Empire -- Foreign relations | Arabische wereld | Islamic Empire -- HistoryDDC classification: 909.0976701
Contents:
Remembrance of things past -- The foundations of conquest -- The conquest of Syria and Palestine -- The conquest of Iraq -- The conquest of Egypt -- The conquest of Iran -- Into the Maghreb -- Crossing the Oxus -- The road to Samarqand -- Furthest east and furthest west -- The war at sea -- Voices of the conquered.
Summary: Examines the history of the great Islamic expansion, reveals how the Arab armies were able to overcome almost everything in their path, and brings to light the unique characteristics of Islamic settlement in new lands and the conversion to Islam of vast populations.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Remembrance of things past -- The foundations of conquest -- The conquest of Syria and Palestine -- The conquest of Iraq -- The conquest of Egypt -- The conquest of Iran -- Into the Maghreb -- Crossing the Oxus -- The road to Samarqand -- Furthest east and furthest west -- The war at sea -- Voices of the conquered.

Examines the history of the great Islamic expansion, reveals how the Arab armies were able to overcome almost everything in their path, and brings to light the unique characteristics of Islamic settlement in new lands and the conversion to Islam of vast populations.

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