By Peter Sluglett,Andrew Currie
This Atlas offers the most outlines of Islamic historical past from the instant pre-Islamic interval till the tip of 1920, that's, sooner than so much components of the Muslim global grew to become sovereign state states.
Each map is observed by way of a textual content that contextualises, explains, and expands upon the map, and are totally cross-referenced. the entire maps are in complete color: 18 of them are double-page spreads, and 25 are unmarried web page layouts. this can be an atlas of Islamic, now not easily Arab or Middle jap history; for that reason it covers the full Muslim global, together with Spain, North, West and East Africa, the Indian sub-continent, primary Asia and South-East Asia. The maps should not static, in that they express transitions in the historic interval to which they refer: for example, the levels of the 3 contemporaneous Umayyad, Fatimid and ‘Abbasid caliphates on Map 10, or the development of the Mongol invasions and the formation of many of the separate Mongol khanates among 1200 and 1300 on Map 21. utilizing the freshest cartographic and leading edge layout suggestions, the maps holiday new flooring in illuminating the historical past of Islam.?
Brought correct modern with the addition of a Postscript detailing The Islamic global seeing that c.1900, a Chronology from 500 BCE to 2014, and extra endpaper maps illustrating The unfold of Islam throughout the a while and The Islamic global within the twenty first Century, the Atlas of Islamic History is a vital reference paintings and a useful textbook for undergraduates learning Islamic background, in addition to people with an curiosity in Asian historical past, center East background and global historical past extra extensively.
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Atlas of Islamic History by Peter Sluglett,Andrew Currie