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The Islam book, [foreword, Rageh Omaar]

Label
The Islam book
Title
The Islam book
Statement of responsibility
[foreword, Rageh Omaar]
Title variation
Islam book
Title variation remainder
big ideas simply explained
Contributor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This comprehensive, accessible, and factual guide to Islam is essential to understanding the world's fastest-growing religion. This essential guide to Islam covers every aspect of the Muslim faith and its history - from the life of the Prophet Muhammad and the teachings of the Koran to Islam in the 21st century. Celebrating the scientific, literary, and artistic achievements of the Islamic Golden Age and the ideas of philosophers and theologians across the centuries, it opens a window on the Islamic world. The series' trademark graphics and mind maps unpick the central tenets of Islam, such as prayer, fasting, and pilgrimage. Clear factual writing offers insight into terms like Sharia law, the Caliphate, and jihad; Sunni and Shia divisions; and Sufi poetry and music. Images of Islamic art, architecture, calligraphy, and historical artefacts illustrate the articles. Modern issues such as fundamentalism are discussed in context alongside the work of peaceful traditionalists, modernizers, and women's rights campaigners, among others. Packed with more than 80 inspiring quotations, and bold, intriguing illustrations, The Islam Book is an invaluable source of information both for members of one of the world's major religions and any interested reader who wants a clear unbiased guide to the meaning of this faith
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
297/.09
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • BP161.3
  • BP161.3
LC item number
  • .I75 2020
  • .I733 2020
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Omaar, Rageh
  • Daftary, Farhad.
  • Khalil, Aya.
  • Mogra, Ibrahim.
  • Haidrani, Salma.
  • Hammond, Andrew.
  • Janmohamed, Shelina Zahra
  • DK Publishing, Inc
Series statement
Big ideas simply explained
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Islam
  • Islam
  • Muslims
  • Islamic Empire
Target audience
adult
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Label
The Islam book, [foreword, Rageh Omaar]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • Source of cataloging data: WCP
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Muhammad, 570-632 -- The Quran -- An Islamic identity, 632-786 -- The golden age of Islam, 756-1526 -- Reform and revival, 1527-1979 -- Islam today
Control code
on1122191406
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9781465491480
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1122191406
Label
The Islam book, [foreword, Rageh Omaar]
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • Source of cataloging data: WCP
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Muhammad, 570-632 -- The Quran -- An Islamic identity, 632-786 -- The golden age of Islam, 756-1526 -- Reform and revival, 1527-1979 -- Islam today
Control code
on1122191406
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9781465491480
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1122191406

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