The Arabs : a short history / Philip K. Hitti ; with a new introduction by Philip S. Khoury

Author(s): Hitti, Philip Khuri, 1886-1978
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Subjects: Arabs--History
Civilization, Arab
Islamic Empire--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Washington, D.C. : Regnery Pub. ; Lanham, MD : Distributed to the trade by National Book Network, c1996
LC Classification: D, DS
Physical Description: xx, 273 p. : maps ; 21 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction / Philip S. Khoury
Arabs, Moslems and Semites 1
The Original Arab, the Bedouin 9
On the Eve of the Rise of Islam 21
Muhammad, the Prophet of Allah 30
The Book and the Faith 42
Islam on the March 56
The Caliphate 71
Conquest of Spain 80
Social and Cultural Life Makes a Start 94
The Glory That Was Baghdad 105
The Life of the People 122
Science and Literature 140
The Fine Arts 154
Cordova: Jewel of the World 162
Contributions to the West 174
The Cross Supplants the Crescent 193
The Crusades 219
The Last Dynasty 238
The Arab Lands in the Modern World 252
Index 265
Added Titles: Hitti, Philip Khuri, 1886-1978 History of the Arabs from the earliest times to the present
Notes: LCCN: 96023257
ISBN: 0895267063 (acid-free paper)
Condensation of the author's: History of the Arabs from the earliest times to the present
Includes index
OCLC Number: 34753527
ISBN/ISSN: 0895267063