A History of the World through Islamic Eyes
By Tamim Ansary
(PublicAffairs, Hardcover, 9781586486068, 416pp.)
Publication Date: April 1, 2009
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A sweeping narrative history by the acclaimed author of West of Kabul, East of New York illuminates how Muslims have seen the history of the worldand what western world history leaves out
Tamim Ansary is the author of the memoir West of Kabul, East of New York, co-author with Farah Ahmadi of the New York Times bestseller The Other Side of the Sky, and has been a major contributing writer to several secondary school history textbooks. Ansary is director of the San Francisco Writers Workshop. He writes for Encarta.com, the San Francisco Chronicle, Salon, Alternet, Edutopia, Parade, the Los Angeles Times, and other publications.