The Islamic World in Ascendancy : From the Arab Conquests to the Siege in Vienna (Hardcover)

Author: Sicker, Martin

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Examines the thousand-year ascendancy of political Islam from the Arab conquests to the zenith of Ottoman expansionism under Suleiman the Magnificent.

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Publisher Greenwood Pub Group
Mfg Part# 9780275968922
SKU 30750368
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0275968928
Release Date 5/10/2010
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6.25L x 0.75T
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Editors Note Sicker examines the thousand-year ascendancy of Islam from the Arab conquests to the zenith of Ottoman expansionism under Suleiman the Magnificent. He provides a unique perspective on that history that gives full account of the role played by religion as an instrument of geopolitics by both the Muslim and Christian worlds, as jihad and crusade.
Editors Note 1 Sicker examines the thousand-year ascendancy of Islam from the Arab conquests to the zenith of Ottoman expansionism under Suleiman the Magnificent. He provides a unique perspective on that history that gives full account of the role played by religion as an instrument of geopolitics by both the Muslim and Christian worlds, as jihad and crusade.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0240
Publisher Praeger
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