The Cambridge History of Islam (Paperback)

Volume 1 (Central Islamic Lands from Pre-Islamic Times to the First Wo)

By P. M. Holt (Editor), Bernard W. Lewis (Editor), B. Lewis (Editor)

Cambridge University Press, 9780521291354, 544pp.

Publication Date: January 24, 2005

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Description

First published in 1970, The Cambridge History of Islam is the most comprehensive and ambitious collaborative survey of Islamic history and civilization yet to appear in English. On publication it was welcomed as a work useful for both reference and reading, for the general reader, student and specialist alike. It has now been reprinted, with corrections, and for ease of handling the original two hardcover volumes have each been divided into two separate paperbacks.