The Majesty that was Islam. The Islamic World 661-1100.

Watt, William Montgomery.

Book ID: 2162

ISBN:      028397995x


8vo. [6], 276 pp., 50 b/w plates, genealogical tables, cloth in d/w, biblio, appendix, index, previous owner’s name inscribed verso front and back covers, jacket lightly rubbed, otherwise copy clean inside & in very good condition, Sidgwick & Jackson, London, first edition, 1974.


Surveys the history of the Middle East from 661 to 1100 and the expansion of Islam, stressing the relationship between religion and politics and the transformation of the area’s Christian culture into an Islamic one.

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