- Published: New York : Oxford University Press, c2005.
- Year Published: 2005
- Description: 175 p. : col. ill., maps ; 23 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- 0195222652 (California ed.)
- 9780195222654 (California ed.)
- 0195221575 (set)
- 9780195221572 (set)
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African and Middle Eastern world, 600-1500
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The land of the Arabian nights in the year 600 C.E -- From the Sahara to the rain forest: Africa around 600 C.E -- The messenger of Allah: Muhammad and the beginning of Islam -- The sword of Allah: the Islamic expansion, 632-750 -- The house of Islam, the first worldwide civilization -- The world of the Muslim mind: art and science, philosophy and mysticism -- The glory of the west: al-Andalus and the Maghrib -- Camels and ships: early kingdoms of Africa -- Allah comes to west Africa: the empires of Mali and Songhay -- In majesty he reigns: smiths and divine kings of the forest civilizations -- The emperor's giraffe: Swahili civilization in east Africa -- "There's treasure in those hills!" Bantu-speaking civilizations of central and southern Africa -- Cannons rule the day: the Ottoman Empire.
Details the history, empires, discoveries, art, peoples, and religions of Asia, Africa, and the Middle East from 600 to 1500 C.E.
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