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Islamic Imperialism: A History

By: Efraim Karsh

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, USA, Yale University Press: 2007

Edition: Updated Edition

Seller ID: 034675

ISBN: 0300122632

Condition: New


From the first Arab-Islamic Empire of the mid-seventh century to the Ottomans, the last great Muslim empire, the story of the Middle East has been the story of the rise and fall of universal empires and, no less important, of imperialist dreams. So argues Efraim Karsh in this highly provocative book. Rejecting the conventional Western interpretation of Middle Eastern history as an offshoot of global power politics, Karsh contends that the region’s experience is the culmination of long-existing indigenous trends, passions, and patterns of behavior, and that foremost among these is Islam’s m... View more info