Islam in History: Ideas, People, and Events in the Middle East (Second Edition)
Bernard Lewis (Author)
Recent events have made an understanding of the turmoil in the Middle East more important than ever. In these essays, Bernard Lewis, a leading expert on Islam, gives essential background on Middle Eastern conflicts with the West and shows how Islam from its first expansion to its interpretation by Saddam Hussein and other extremists has always been inextricably linked to the Western world.
About the Author
Bernard Lewis, Professor Emeritus of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University, is considered the leading expert on Islam in the West.
- Contributor: Bernard Lewis
- Imprint: Open Court Publishing Co ,U.S.
- ISBN13: 9780812695182
- Number of Pages: 496
- Packaged Dimensions: 152x228mm
- Packaged Weight: 694
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: Open Court Publishing Co ,U.S.
- Release Date: 2001-12-27
- Binding: Paperback / softback
- Biography: Bernard Lewis, Professor Emeritus of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University, is considered the leading expert on Islam in the West.