A concise work of Islamic history, in 2 volumes, starting with the advent of Islam, going through the first Umayyad Caliphate, on through the various periods, with the devastation by the Mongols and the rule of Ghazan Khan, ending in the Abbasid Caliphate. By the late Muslim scholar and historian, Rafi Ahmad Fadai.
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Fidai, Rafi Ahmad
608 pp, 3 volumes
Kitab Bhavan, New Delhi, 2015 5th Reprint
15 x 22.5 cm / 5.75 x 8.75 in
FROM THE PUBLISHER:
Volume I This volume starts from the advent of Islam and ends with the pious caliphs. So, to know facts about man’s journey from Adam (A. S.) to this day, must study the unbiased history. This is an effort to describe all the main events of Islamic history upto date.
Volume II This volume starts from Ameer Mauviya, the first Umaiyyad Caliph, explains causes of Dawnfall of Umayyad Dynasty in full length and ends with “The Review of the Umayyad Dynasty”, presents a complete assessment of the achievements and shortcomings of the Umayyads.
Volume III In this volume the author explains how the caliphate passed on into the hands of Abbaside Dynasty from Umayyads, devastation of Islamic countries by the awful Mangols, beginning of the new period of Ghazan Khan and the Great Iikhan and their reforms. This volume ends at the Abbaside Caliphate during the period of Ascention.
Additional Seller Note: This work briefly covers different periods of Islamic history to familiarize the layperson with the periods and prominent people. It is written without footnotes and further documentation, so is written more for the layperson than for scholars of Islamic history.