By Peter Sluglett,Andrew Currie
This Atlas offers the most outlines of Islamic heritage from the instant pre-Islamic interval until eventually the top of 1920, that's, sooner than such a lot components of the Muslim international turned sovereign state states.
Each map is followed via a textual content that contextualises, explains, and expands upon the map, and are absolutely cross-referenced. the entire maps are in complete color: 18 of them are double-page spreads, and 25 are unmarried web page layouts. this can be an atlas of Islamic, now not easily Arab or Middle japanese history; accordingly it covers the total Muslim global, together with Spain, North, West and East Africa, the Indian sub-continent, crucial Asia and South-East Asia. The maps should not static, in that they exhibit transitions in the ancient interval to which they refer: for example, the phases of the 3 contemporaneous Umayyad, Fatimid and ‘Abbasid caliphates on Map 10, or the development of the Mongol invasions and the formation of a number of the separate Mongol khanates among 1200 and 1300 on Map 21. utilizing the freshest cartographic and cutting edge layout thoughts, the maps holiday new flooring in illuminating the historical past of Islam.?
Brought correct brand new with the addition of a Postscript detailing The Islamic international for the reason that c.1900, a Chronology from 500 BCE to 2014, and extra endpaper maps illustrating The unfold of Islam during the a while and The Islamic global within the twenty first Century, the Atlas of Islamic History is an important reference paintings and a useful textbook for undergraduates learning Islamic background, in addition to people with an curiosity in Asian heritage, heart East heritage and global heritage extra widely.
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Atlas of Islamic History by Peter Sluglett,Andrew Currie