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A short history of the Arab peoples

Glubb, John Bagot Sir

A short history of the Arab peoples

by Glubb, John Bagot Sir

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arabs -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    bibl p301-303.

    StatementSir John Glubb.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS223
    The Physical Object
    Pagination318p. :
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21303928M
    ISBN 100340044411
    OCLC/WorldCa30641

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      A History of the Arab Peoples covers not only political history, but also culture, society, economy and thought, in a work of profound and lasting importance. A magnificent display of the late Albert Hourani's lifetime of scholarship, it was a /5(54). But the evident virtues of A History of the Arab Peoples notwithstanding, close scrutiny of the book reveals some major deficiencies, having to do with its static quality, its tendency to gloss over problems, and its hidden agenda. To begin with, Mr. Hourani's narrative lacks a sense of history.

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It does no lose its impact by missing the last 35 years of history - it's really about setting the stage for modern by: The West is only taught Western history - i.e., European history. The story of European history cannot be understood without also understanding Middle-Eastern (North Africa through the steppes of Asia including northern India) history.

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A Short History of the Arab Peoples gets 4 Stars and a permanent place on the history shelf. This book is a series of small chapters, each covering a time period and a geographical area/5(4).

Hourani tries to cover most of the history of the Arab peoples, but this is certainly no easy task. He ends up quickly surveying this history.

Despite its brevity, Hourani's volume is a reference work par excellence. Hourani is well read and his book is well researched/5(70). Albert Hourani's A History of the Arab Peoples gives an excellent background how the peoples of the Arab world got from the days of Muhammad tothe year the book /5.

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Albert Hourani ’s A History of the Arab Peoples is an ambitious and successful attempt to summarize fourteen centuries of political, cultural, and religious history of people who inhabited an area that encompassed Spain, North Africa, and the Middle East.

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In his seventeen years as Commander of the Arab Legion, Lieutenant-General Sir John Glubb acquired a sizable background in Arab history, culture, and political life, which he aired in a number of previous works.

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Although the book is entitled "A History of the Arab Peoples," it also covers a great deal of Persian and Turkish/Ottoman history. Despite the tremendous scope of time and space - over years and spanning from Spain to the East Indies - Hourani furnishes the reader with a solid view of the many currents that underlie modern Islam/5(54).

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In a panoramic view encompassing twelve centuries of Arab history and culture, Hourani brilliantly illuminated the people and events that have fundamentally shaped the Arab world.

Now this seminal book is available in an expanded second edition. Noted Islamic scholar Malise Ruthven brings the story up to date from the mids, including such /5(K).

When Hourani titled his book, "History of the Arab Peoples," he was being honest and literal the book is literally a history of the peoples, including the development of their interpretations of Islam, the formation of various schools of thought on the Islamic law and how literally it was to be interpreted, the conflict between secularism and fundamentalism and Cited by:.

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