Philip K. Hitti's History of The Arabs PDF

By Philip K. Hitti

This vintage historical past of the Arab peoples is a piece of significant thoroughness and perception which includes a lot to fulfill normal readers in addition to students. this is the tale of the increase of Islam within the heart a while, its conquests, its empire, its time of greatness and of deterioration, unrolling one of many richest and such a lot instructive panoramas in history.

For this reissue of the 10th version, Walid Khalidi offers a short evaluate of the historical past and content material of the ebook, and emphasises the important value of Philip ok. Hitti's magisterial and scholarly paintings to on-going makes an attempt to bridge the Arab/Western cultural divide.

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