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A Short History of the Arab Peoples

John Bagot Glubb

A Short History of the Arab Peoples

by John Bagot Glubb

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Published by Stein & Day Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World history,
  • Arabian peninsula,
  • Bargain Books

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8133328M
    ISBN 100880292261
    ISBN 109780880292269

    "Upon its publication in , Albert Hourani's masterwork was hailed as the definitive story of Arab civilization, and became both a bestseller and an instant classic. In a panoramic view encompassing twelve centuries of Arab history and culture, Hourani brilliantly illuminated the people and events that have fundamentally shaped the Arab world.4/5(5). A History of the Arab Peoples is a book written by the British-born Lebanese historian Albert Hourani. The book presents the history of the Arabs from the advent of Islam (although some pre-Islamic history is included) to the late 20th : Albert Hourani.

      A History of the Arab Peoples covers not only political history, but also culture, society, economy and thought, in a work of profound and lasting importance. A magnificent display of the late Albert Hourani's lifetime of scholarship, it was a /5(54). But the evident virtues of A History of the Arab Peoples notwithstanding, close scrutiny of the book reveals some major deficiencies, having to do with its static quality, its tendency to gloss over problems, and its hidden agenda. To begin with, Mr. Hourani's narrative lacks a sense of history. Upon its publication in , Albert Houraniâe(tm)s masterwork was hailed as the definitive story of Arab civilization, and became both a bestseller and an instant classic. In a panoramic view encompassing twelve centuries of Arab history and culture, Hourani brilliantly illuminated the people and events that have fundamentally shaped the Arab this seminal book is /5(2).

    This classic history of the Arab peoples is a work of great thoroughness and insight which contains much to satisfy general readers as well as scholars. Here is the story of the rise of Islam in the Middle Ages, its conquests, its empire, its time of greatness and of decay, unrolling one of the richest and most instructive panoramas in history. A History of the Arab Peoples covers not only political history, but also culture, society, economy and thought, in a work of profound and lasting importance. A magnificent display of the late Albert Hourani's lifetime of scholarship, it was a best-seller on first publication in   "A History of the Arab Peoples" is a masterly distillation of a lifetime of scholarship and a unique insight into a perpetually troubled region. For this edition, Malise Ruthven continues the history to include such recent events as the crisis in Iraq, the civil war in Algeria and the aftermath of September 11th/5(K).


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