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    DescriptionThis lavishly illustrated book begins in the pre-Islamic world and details the birth, development, and growth of Islam through to the present. It is arranged both thematically and chronologically, tracing the growth of Islamic faith, laws science, art and philosophy through time and across the world, and discussing as well the spread of Islam throughout the middle East, Africa, India, Central and East Asia, and finally Europe and North America. The contributors are all top-level scholars and experts in their fields; they bring a variety of backgrounds and points of view to the work.


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    Title
    The Oxford History of Islam
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by John L. Esposito
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 768
    Width: 196 mm
    Height: 257 mm
    Thickness: 48 mm
    Weight: 2,109 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780195107999
    ISBN 10: 0195107993
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    B&T General Subject: 690
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JFSR2, HRH
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Theme: THEO/ACADEM
    Ingram Subject Code: RS
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET135
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDEST, RELI/ISLAM
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15470
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    BISAC V2.8: HIS026000, REL037000
    B&T Approval Code: A13460000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC subject heading: ,
    ECPA Christian Book Category: GNRORLISL
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 297.09
    DC22: 297/.09
    LC classification: BP50 .O95 1999
    DC22: 297.09
    LC classification: BP50.O95 1
    Thema V1.0: JBSR, QRP
    Illustrations note
    numerous colour and halftone illustrations, 15 maps
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Publication date
    30 April 2000
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    John Esposito is a professor at Georgetown University and the founder of the Center for Muslim-Christian understanding at the institution. He is a long-time Oxford author.
    Review quote
    fine volume ... excellent ... admirable Karen Armstrong, The Times 7/6/00