This is a controversial study of the origins of Islamic civilisation that examines non-Muslim sources that point out an intimate link between the Jewish religion and the earliest forms of Islam. This book is for teachers and students of Middle Eastern and Islamic studies.
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'The authors' erudition is quite extraordinary, their industry everywhere evident, their prose ebullient.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
'Here, then, is a work of brilliance and deep intellectual penetration … without doubt it constitutes a landmark in the history of scholarship.' The Times Higher Education Supplement
This is a paperback edition of a controversial study of the origins of Islamic civilisation, first published in 1977. By examining non-Muslim sources, the authors point out the intimate link between the Jewish religion and the earliest forms of Islam. As a serious, scholarly attempt to open up a new, exploratory path of Islamic history, the book has already engendered much debate. This paperback edition will make the authors' conclusions widely accessible to teachers and students of Middle Eastern and Islamic studies.
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Descripción Cambridge University Press. PAPERBACK. Estado de conservación: Very Good. 0521297540 Very Good; Softcover; Covers are still glossy; Unblemished textblock edges; Name inside the front cover; The endpapers and all text pages are clean and unmarked; The binding is good with a straight spine; This book will be stored and delivered in a sturdy cardboard box with foam padding; Medium Format (8.5" - 9.75" tall); Dark green covers with title in black lettering; 1980, Cambridge University Press; 277 pages; "Hagarism: The Making of the Islamic World," by Patricia Crone & Michael Cook. Nº de ref. de la librería SKU-U21TB18810256
Descripción Cambridge University Press, 1980. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Used: Good. We ship International with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! L. Nº de ref. de la librería 0521297540D