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The Resource African and Middle Eastern world, 600-1500, Randall L. Pouwels

African and Middle Eastern world, 600-1500, Randall L. Pouwels

Label
African and Middle Eastern world, 600-1500
Title
African and Middle Eastern world, 600-1500
Statement of responsibility
Randall L. Pouwels
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
956/.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS36.85
LC item number
.P68 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Medieval & early modern world
Label
African and Middle Eastern world, 600-1500, Randall L. Pouwels
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The land of the Arabian nights in the year 600 C.E -- From the Sahara to the rain forest: Africa around 600 C.E -- The messenger of Allah: Muhammad and the beginning of Islam -- The sword of Allah: the Islamic expansion, 632-750 -- The house of Islam, the first worldwide civilization -- The world of the Muslim mind: art and science, philosophy and mysticism -- The glory of the west: al-Andalus and the Maghrib -- Camels and ships: early kingdoms of Africa -- Allah comes to west Africa: the empires of Mali and Songhay -- In majesty he reigns: smiths and divine kings of the forest civilizations -- The emperor's giraffe: Swahili civilization in east Africa -- "There's treasure in those hills!" Bantu-speaking civilizations of central and southern Africa -- Cannons rule the day: the Ottoman Empire
Control code
ocm56517485
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
175 p.
Isbn
9780195221572
Isbn Type
(set)
Lccn
2004021476
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) o56517485
Label
African and Middle Eastern world, 600-1500, Randall L. Pouwels
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The land of the Arabian nights in the year 600 C.E -- From the Sahara to the rain forest: Africa around 600 C.E -- The messenger of Allah: Muhammad and the beginning of Islam -- The sword of Allah: the Islamic expansion, 632-750 -- The house of Islam, the first worldwide civilization -- The world of the Muslim mind: art and science, philosophy and mysticism -- The glory of the west: al-Andalus and the Maghrib -- Camels and ships: early kingdoms of Africa -- Allah comes to west Africa: the empires of Mali and Songhay -- In majesty he reigns: smiths and divine kings of the forest civilizations -- The emperor's giraffe: Swahili civilization in east Africa -- "There's treasure in those hills!" Bantu-speaking civilizations of central and southern Africa -- Cannons rule the day: the Ottoman Empire
Control code
ocm56517485
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
175 p.
Isbn
9780195221572
Isbn Type
(set)
Lccn
2004021476
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) o56517485

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