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Islam: A Short History (Modern Library Chronicles edition)

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Islam: A Short History (Modern Library Chronicles edition)

by ARMSTRONG, Karen

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ISBN 10
0679640401
ISBN 13
9780679640400
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New York: The Modern Library. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2000. Hardcover. 0679640401 . 8th printing. In this Modern Library Chronicles edition the author tells the history of Islam and clarifies "misunderstandings" about Islam. With several maps, chronology, glossary of Arabic terms and listing of leading Islamic figures. --- In special pictorial boards with sepia images of men at prayer / Bernhard endpapers / special Chronicles semi-transparent jacket. --- A clean, bright, newish copy but with minor rippling to pp.35/36. In clean, bright, unclipped jacket. Jacket with 1/2-inch tear to edge. ; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); xxxiv, 222 pages .

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Karen Armstrong is one of the world's foremost scholars on religious affairs. She is the author of several bestselling books, including The Battle for God, Jerusalem, The History of God, and Through the Narrow Gate, a memoir of her seven years as a nun. She lives in London.

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Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
80907
Title
Islam: A Short History (Modern Library Chronicles edition)
Author
ARMSTRONG, Karen
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0679640401
ISBN 13
9780679640400
Publisher
The Modern Library
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
2000
Keywords
0679640401
Bookseller catalogs
>>Religion and Spirituality;

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