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By Daniel W. Brown

the second one variation of this student-friendly textbook explores the origins, significant good points and lasting impression of the Islamic culture.

  • Traces the advance of Muslim ideals and practices opposed to the historical past of social and cultural contexts extending from North Africa to South and Southeast Asia
  • Fully revised for the second one version, with thoroughly new commencing and shutting chapters contemplating key matters dealing with Islam within the twenty first century
  • Focuses higher realization on daily practices, the function of girls in Muslim societies, and provides extra fabric on Islam in America
  • Includes distinctive chronologies, tables summarizing key info, worthwhile maps and diagrams, and plenty of extra illustrations

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