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In the Shadow of the Sword free pdf A thrillingly panoramic and incredibly timely account of the rise of Islam, from the acclaimed author of "Rubicon "and "Persian Fire." The evolution of the Arab empire is one of the supreme narratives of ancient history, a story dazzlingly rich in drama, character, and achievement. In this exciting and sweeping history the third in his trilogy of books on the ancient world Holland describes how the Arabs emerged to carve out a stupefyingly vast dominion in a matter of decades, overcoming seemingly insuperable odds to create an imperial civilization aspects of which endure to the present day. With profound bearing on the most consequential events of our time, Holland ties the exciting story of Islam s ascent to the crises and controversies of the present."

About Tom Holland

Historian Tom Holland is the author of the nonfiction works of history "Rubicon," "Persian Fire," and "The Forge of Christendom." "Rubicon" was short-listed for the Samuel Johnson Prize and won the 2004 Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History, and "Persian Fire" won the Anglo-Hellenic League s 2006 Runciman Award. @holland_tomwww.tom-holland.orgwww.doubleday.com"

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Author : Tom Holland
Publisher : Three Rivers Press
Data Published : 01 February 2013
ISBN : 0307473651
EAN : 9780307473653
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 526 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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