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A History of Islamic Societies - Ira M. Lapidus

Cambridge University Press, 2002, Paperback ..
Condition: Good. A pleasant enough reading copy. Upper wrapper has a vertical crease toward the spine, rubbing to the edges of both wrappers. Single reading crease to the spine. Soiling to the foot of the text block. Text complete, clean and tight.

2nd edition. [First Edition: 1993] From the cover: “In the second edition of this classic work, Ira Lapidus explores the origins and evolution of Muslim societies. The book, now revised and updated, is divided into three parts. The first covers the formative era of Islamic civilization. The second traces the diffusion of worldwide Islamic societies, while the third explores their reaction to European imperialism, and emergence as independent states. The concluding chapters consider Islam’s recent history, the formation of Islamic revival movements and global Islamic identities. The book is essential reading for students and for those seeking to understand the Muslim peoples.”
Size: Trade Paperback (9¼" x 6")
Number of Pages: [XXX] 970
ISBN: 0521779332

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