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In the shadow of Islam

by Vaka, Demetra

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Company in Boston, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Demetra Vaka (Mrs. Kenneth-Brown) with illustrations by E. Pollak-Ottendorff.
ContributionsShapiro Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.B8146 Ins
The Physical Object
Paginationviii p., 1 l., 315, [1] p.
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6535600M
LC Control Number11025744
OCLC/WorldCa279920

  In the Shadow of the Sword seems like an attempt by author, agent and publisher to create a very different account of early Islam, but fortunately the quality of the book stands in the : Glen Bowersock. Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree is the first in Tariq Ali's Islam Quintet. Set in Granada, Spain, at the beginning of the 16th century, we see the beginning of the Spanish Inquisition, as seen through the eyes of a wealthy Muslim family/5.

The same year, his book The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque: Muslims and Christians in the World of Islam was awarded the Albert C. Outler Prize for the best book on ecumenical church history by the American Society of Church History. The book has been widely and approvingly reviewed. References. Publisher: Anchor Books, New. In the Shadow of the Sword: The Birth of Islam and the Rise of the Global Arab. Upc: Mpn: N/A. A thrillingly panoramic and incredibly timely account of the rise of Islam, from the acclaimed author of Rubicon and Persian Fire/5(K).

  The Paperback of the In the Shadow of the Sword: The Birth of Islam and the Rise of the Global Arab Empire by Tom Holland at Barnes & Noble. FREE Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(8).   IN THE SHADOW OF ISLAM is an extraordinary evocation of the desert and its people by a woman who dressed as a man in order to travel alone and unimpeded throughout North Africa. In Isabelle Eberhardt, a left an unconventional life in Geneva for /5().


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At times both poignant and prescient, "In the Shadow of Islam" is the revelation of a brilliant mind. The book is, as one would expect from a trade paperback, well printed and bound/5(8). In the Shadow of Islam is a collection of travel notes written by Isabelle Eberhardt, a woman who chose to give up life in European society to go to Algeria, convert to Islam and then travel through North Africa disguised as a man, all in the early s.

If that isn't enough to tempt you into picking it up, I don't know what is!/5. In the Shadow of Islam Paperback – January 1, by Azar Tabari (Compiler), Nahid Yeganeh (Compiler) In the shadow of Islam book all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsFormat: Paperback.

In the Shadow of Islam is an extraordinary evocation of the desert and its people by a woman who dressed as a man in order to travel alone and unimpeded throughout North Africa. In Isabelle Eberhardt, a left an already unconventional life in Geneva for the Moroccan frontier. Gripped by spiritual restlessness and the desire to break free from the confinements of her society she.

In The Shadow Of Islam book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. Praise For In The Shadow of Islam, About The Book, About The Author, Preface, Departure — Ain Sefra, MayMusicians of West, Death of Muslim, On the road, The Drama of Hours, Halt in the Desert, Ben Zireg, Water of Lies, Oasis Pages: In the Shadow of Islam.

In the Shadow of Islam is an extraordinary evocation of the desert and its people by a woman who dressed as a man in order to travel alone and unimpeded throughout North Africa. In Isabelle Eberhardt, left an already unconventional life in Geneva for the Morroccan frontier.4/5(1).

In his captivating new book, In the Shadow of the Prophet, journalist Milton Viorst illuminates the complex struggle to reconcile the Muslim community's fierce determination to live by traditional Islamic law and beliefs with the desire for economic and political power in today's world.

Throughout the Middle East, a rising tide of Islamic fundamentalism has attempted to overturn moderate or secular government, creating in its place an Islamic /5(8).

The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque is the first book-length discussion in English of the cultural and intellectual life of such Christians indigenous to the Islamic world.

A cult classic of travel writing, In the Shadow of Islam is an extraordinary evocation of the desert and its people by a woman who dressed as a man in order to travel alone and unimpeded throughout North Africa. In Isabelle Eberhardt, a left an already unconventional life in Geneva for the Moroccan frontier/5(7).

Excerpt from In the Shadow of Islam Directly in front Of her lay Stamboul, besprinkled with minarets, striving to reach Allah's blue throne. Above the city, as above the Golden Horn and the Sea of Marmora, a multitude of sea gulls were flying, executing in the air, with astonishing rapidity, every possible graceful movement.3/5(3).

In the Shadow of the Sword is a history book charting the origins of Islam. The author, Tom Holland, had previously written two works on ancient history: Rubicon: The Last Years of the Roman Republic, which charted the fall of the Roman Republic, and Persian Fire, which is an account of the Greco-Persian Wars during the 5th century : Tom Holland.

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In the shadow of Islam. [Isabelle Eberhardt] -- "In Isabelle Eberhardt (), aged twenty, left an unconventional life in Geneva for Kenadsa, near the Moroccan frontier.

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. In the shadow of Islam by Isabelle Eberhardt,P. Owen, U.S. Distributor, Dufour Editions edition, in EnglishPages: His books include Rubicon: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic, Persian Fire, In the Shadow of the Sword and The Forge of Christendom.

He has adapted Homer, Herodotus, Thucydides and Virgil for the BBC/5(). In an excerpt from his new history of Islam, In the Shadow of the Sword, Tom Holland explains why he has written a revised history about the origins of the Quran, the home of.

A European woman who assumed the persona of a young male Tunisian student describes her remarkable journey into the Sahara in colorful and textured, albeit romanticized, vignettes. InIsabelle Eberhardt (The Oblivion Seekers, not reviewed), born and raised in Geneva, traveled with her mother to Tunis, where both converted to Islam.

"In the Shadow of the Sword" by Tom Holland is an overview of the predecessors of Islam and Islam's first hundred years. The first 75% of the book covers the centuries immediately before Islam (up to about the year ) and the last 25% covers Mohammed, the Quran, and the first century of Islamic expansion/5.

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Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin Co., (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Demetra Vaka; Shapiro Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress).In his captivating new book, In the Shadow of the Prophet, journalist Milton Viorst illuminates the complex struggle to reconcile the Muslim community's fierce determination to live by traditional Islamic law and beliefs with the desire for economic and political power in today's world/5.