Lapidus, Ira M.
Title A History of Islamic Societies
Book Condition Very Good
Edition Second Edition
Publisher Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2002
0521779332 / 9780521779333
Seller ID 005731
970 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Corners a little curled. A little scuffing to lower edge of text block. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. List of illustrations; list of maps; list of tables and figures; glossary, bibliography, index. "The book, now revbised and updated, is divided into three parts. The first covers the formative era of Islamic civilization. The second traces the diffusion of worldwide Islamic societies, while the third explores their reaction to European imperialism, and emergence as independent states. The concluding chapters consider Islam's recent history, the formation of Islamic revival movements and global Islamic identities."