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The Arabs and Arabia on the Eve of Islam free pdf This volume aims to examine the background to the rise of Islam. The opening essays consider the broad context of nomad-sedentary relations in the Near East, and move on to focus on the Arabian peninsula and the history of the Arab peoples. Following papers set out the political and economic structures of the pre-Islamic period, and concentrate on tracing the evolution of religious beliefs in the area, looking in particular at the role of local traditions and the impact of Jewish and Christian influences.

About Mr. F. E. Peters

F.E. Peters, New York University, USA Gustav von Grunebaum, Fred M. Donner, Werner Caskel, Daniel Potts, J. Henninger, Michael Lecker, Moshe Gil, R.B. Serjeant, Fazlur Rahman, Walter Dostal, Gerald R. Hawting, Uri Rubin, H.A.R. Gibb, W. Montgomery Watt, Ugo Fabietti, M.J. Kister.

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Author : Mr. F. E. Peters
Publisher : Ashgate Publishing Limited
Data Published : 25 June 1999
ISBN : 0860787028
EAN : 9780860787020
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 410 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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