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Baker & Taylor
An introduction to Islam examines its history, culture, and influence.

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This superb short introduction to Islam provides the reader with answers to the most frequent questions about the religion and its culture. The history of Islam from its beginning to the present is provided in five chapters interspersed with chapters on the Islamic faith; Islamic life?>including the status of women, the use of the veil, the calendar, and annual rituals; the Shi'ah tradition; and the traditional Arabian city. The volume is well illustrated with color plates accompanied by lengthy captions. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : Barron's, c2000
ISBN: 9780764113352
Characteristics: 190 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm


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