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Published by Harper Colophon Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Arabs -- History.,
  • Arabian Peninsula -- History.,
  • Islamic Empire -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 184-191) and index.

StatementBernard Lewis.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS223 .L4 1966
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p. :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20823178M
ISBN 100060904917, 0061310298

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The Arabs: A History is panoramic view of years of Arab history, and as such, is both a challenge and a rewarding endevor to read. The ancient history was engaging, but the recent history was a review of what was once current events for this reader and particularly interesting. Overall, it is an outstanding book in its genre/5. The history of the Arabs in antiquity from their earliest appearance around BC until the first century of Islam, is described in this book. It traces the mention of people called Arabs in all relevant ancient sources and suggests a new interpretation of their history.   The Arabs in History Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Phillip.L on April 6, Pages:   The Arabs: A History. by Eugene Rogan pp, Allen Lane, £ Early on in his book Eugene Rogan, who teaches the modern history of the Middle East, confesses that in "any free and fair election.

Now brought completely up to date, this classic study by one of the world's premier historians of the Middle East considers the achievement of the Arab peoples and their place in world history, from pre-Islamic times to the present-day. In a concise and 5/5(1).   Arabs in History. `Whoever lives in our country, speaks our language, is brought up in our culture and takes pride in our glory is one of us.' Thus ran a declaration of modern leaders of Arab states. In addition to his scholarly works, Lewis wrote several influential books accessible to the general public: The Arabs in History (), The Middle East and the West (), and The Middle East (). In the wake of the Septem attacks, the interest in Lewis's work surged, especially his essay The Roots of Muslim : , London, England. The Arabs: A History, by Eugene Rogan is a scholarly, detailed and oustanding (but eminently readable) review of Arab history from the time of the founding of the Caliphate and the Ottoman Empire in the early s/5().