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The Arabs : a short history, Heinz Halm ; translated by Allison Brown and Thomas Lampert

Label
The Arabs : a short history
Title
The Arabs
Title remainder
a short history
Statement of responsibility
Heinz Halm ; translated by Allison Brown and Thomas Lampert
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
909/.04927
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the German
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The Arabs : a short history, Heinz Halm ; translated by Allison Brown and Thomas Lampert
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-180) and index
Contents
Pre-islamic Arabia -- Name and origin -- Ancient south Arabia -- Arabia in the Hellenistic period -- Arabs and Romans -- Arabia between Byzantines and Persians -- Old Arabic language, poetry, and script -- Arabia and Islam -- Arabia on the eve of Islam -- The prophet Muhammad -- The Arab-Islamic conquests -- The caliphate of the Umayyads (661-750) -- The Abbasid caliphate of Baghdad -- Al-'Arabiyya: high Arabic language and literature -- The Arab reception of antiquity -- Arabic numerals and the zero -- Arabization and Islamization -- The Mamluks -- The Arab world from 900 to 1500 A.D. -- Iraq -- Syria/Palestine -- Egypt -- The Maghreb and al-Andalus -- The Arab world from 1500 to 1800 -- The fertile crescent under Ottoman rule -- The Arabian peninsula -- Egypt -- The Maghreb -- The nineteenth century -- The Mashriq -- The Maghreb -- Strategies against European intervention: Europeanization, Islamic renewal, nationalism -- State building and independence in the twentieth century -- The first World War and the Mandatory period -- The Salafiyya and the Muslim brotherhood -- The Palestine question -- The second World War and the establishment of the Arab League -- The founding of Israel and the first Middle East war -- Ba'th party and Nasserism -- The Six-Day War (June 1967) -- The Sadat era (1970-1981): the October War, the Infitah, and the oil crisis -- The Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990) and the Iran-Iraq war (1980-1988) -- The 1990s: the first Intifada and the Gulf War -- The beginning of the twenty-first century -- The second Intifada -- The Iraq War in 2003 -- Bibliography -- Notes on pronunciation -- Index of personal names -- Maps
Control code
71312894
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 186 p.
Isbn
9781558764163
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006029943
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
The Arabs : a short history, Heinz Halm ; translated by Allison Brown and Thomas Lampert
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-180) and index
Contents
Pre-islamic Arabia -- Name and origin -- Ancient south Arabia -- Arabia in the Hellenistic period -- Arabs and Romans -- Arabia between Byzantines and Persians -- Old Arabic language, poetry, and script -- Arabia and Islam -- Arabia on the eve of Islam -- The prophet Muhammad -- The Arab-Islamic conquests -- The caliphate of the Umayyads (661-750) -- The Abbasid caliphate of Baghdad -- Al-'Arabiyya: high Arabic language and literature -- The Arab reception of antiquity -- Arabic numerals and the zero -- Arabization and Islamization -- The Mamluks -- The Arab world from 900 to 1500 A.D. -- Iraq -- Syria/Palestine -- Egypt -- The Maghreb and al-Andalus -- The Arab world from 1500 to 1800 -- The fertile crescent under Ottoman rule -- The Arabian peninsula -- Egypt -- The Maghreb -- The nineteenth century -- The Mashriq -- The Maghreb -- Strategies against European intervention: Europeanization, Islamic renewal, nationalism -- State building and independence in the twentieth century -- The first World War and the Mandatory period -- The Salafiyya and the Muslim brotherhood -- The Palestine question -- The second World War and the establishment of the Arab League -- The founding of Israel and the first Middle East war -- Ba'th party and Nasserism -- The Six-Day War (June 1967) -- The Sadat era (1970-1981): the October War, the Infitah, and the oil crisis -- The Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990) and the Iran-Iraq war (1980-1988) -- The 1990s: the first Intifada and the Gulf War -- The beginning of the twenty-first century -- The second Intifada -- The Iraq War in 2003 -- Bibliography -- Notes on pronunciation -- Index of personal names -- Maps
Control code
71312894
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 186 p.
Isbn
9781558764163
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006029943
Other physical details
ill., maps

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