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History of the Arabs

Philip Khuri Hitti

History of the Arabs

by Philip Khuri Hitti

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Philip K. Hitti.
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Open LibraryOL13912040M

The history of the Arabs in antiquity from their earliest appearance around BC until the first century of Islam, is described in this book. It traces the mention of people called Arabs in all relevant ancient sources and suggests a new interpretation of their history. It is suggested that the ancient Arabs were more a religious community than an ethnic group, which would explain why the 4/5(2).   That the Arabs form a cultural and historical unit from Morocco to the Persian Gulf is one of the main premises of this eloquent grand narrative of optimism and despair. Covering years to the present, Rogan’s book traces the vicissitudes of the Arab peoples as subjects of history, imaginary (and imagined) nation and fragmented political Author: Rob Attar.

  His new book, When We Were Arabs, is an absorbing family history that spans continents and epochs. Hayoun uses his grandparents' stories to illuminate the fading history of . Book description H. A. MacMichael was a member of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan government between and This two-volume work, first published in , is the culmination of almost twenty years' ethnological research conducted while MacMichael was stationed in various parts of by: 8.

  History of Arabia, survey of the Arabian peninsula from the Stone Age to modernity. Though home to a variety of cultures and peoples throughout its history, the foundation of Islam among the Arabs was among the region’s most significant and outstanding contributions to world history. learnOVERVIEW OF THE CONTENTS:Despite its title, this book is less a history of "the Arabs" per se than of external attempts to govern them. The Arabs: A History The Marsh Arabs (Penguin Classics) The Arabs In The Golden Age (Peoples of the Past) The Ancient Black Hebrews and Arabs Crossing Mandelbaum Gate: Coming of AgeFile Size: KB.


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The Arabs: A History, by Eugene Rogan is a scholarly, detailed and oustanding (but eminently readable) review of Arab history from the time of the founding of the Caliphate and the Ottoman Empire in the early s.

The detail is never tedious and Rogan's prose moves very rapidly. The endnotes are by: History of the Arabs is a book written by Philip Khuri Hitti and was first published in Hitti spent 10 years writing this book.

According to Hitti's own account, in the editor Daniel Macmillan, the brother of Harold Macmillan, wrote to Philip Hitti asking him to write a history of the Arabs. Hitti agreed, estimating that it would take him three years to complete the book, but the.

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Hitti Item Preview. The Arabs: A History, by Eugene Rogan is a scholarly, detailed and oustanding (but eminently readable) review of Arab history from the time of the founding of the Caliphate and the Ottoman Empire in the early s. The detail is never tedious and Rogan's prose moves very rapidly.

The endnotes are appropriate/5(). • Arabs: A 3,Year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires by Tim Mackintosh-Smith is published by Yale University Press (£25).

To order a copy go to. The history of the Arabs in antiquity from their earliest appearance around BC History of the Arabs book the first century of Islam, is described in this book.

It traces the mention of people called Arabs in all relevant ancient sources and suggests a new interpretation of their history. honestly, a quite cool and informative shit, a compulsory read for well-read Muslims and Middle Easterners who want to know their history (I'm not the latter though so yea well haha).

in this book, Hitti elaborately described (as its title implies) the history of the Arabs since the pre-Islamic kingdoms and tribal eras until 20th century, as /5.

The Arabs: A History by Eugene Rogan I bought this book after attending a talk by the author at the Oxford Literary Festival. It is a history of what started off as the Ottoman Empire fromtold as much as possible from the Arabs' point of view - given that it is written by an occidental intellectual/5().

A brilliant book; concise and informative. Bernard Lewis accurately describes the evolution of the Arabs in history. What makes this book so special is the way the author conveys the mindset of people living at a particular time. He gives us an insight into the mind of the medieval Muslim and the medieval Christian/5.

This classic history of the Arab peoples is a work of great thoroughness and insight which contains much to satisfy general readers as well as scholars. Here is the story of the rise of Islam in the Middle Ages, its conquests, its empire, its time of greatness and of decay, unrolling one of the richest and most instructive panoramas in this reissue of the tenth edition, Walid Reviews: 1.

The Arabs: A History. by Eugene Rogan pp, Allen Lane, £ Early on in his book Eugene Rogan, who teaches the modern history of the Middle East.

The Text was "History of the Arabs by Phillip K. Hitti Eighth Edition". It was a wonderful experience and I recommend the book to any and all. Listing some sections; The Book begins with The Rise of Islam and the Caliphal State"ARABIA THE CRADLE OF THE SEMITIC" and follows through with THE ARABS IN EUROPE: ending with THE LAST Of THE MEDIEVAL /5(19).

PREFACE. A Literary History of the Arabs, published by T. Fisher Unwin in and twice re-issued without alteration, now appears under new auspices, and I wish to thank the Syndics of the Cambridge University Press for the opportunity they have given me of making it in some respects more accurate and useful than it has hitherto the present edition is printed from the original.

Arabs, A 3,Year History review: Too narrow in its focus. Tim Mackintosh-Smith abandons any claim to balance in this paradoxical study.

This is a sad book. Tim Mackintosh-Smith is a. I chose this book because I think the weight of history and the historical context is really important.

There have been a number of general histories of the Arab world. What Eugene Rogan does in this book is to provide a very well written, comprehensive and general history of the Arab world in modern times. The Arab conquests: 7th century: One of the most dramatic and sudden movements of any people in history is the expansion, by conquest, of the Arabs in the 7th century (only the example of the Mongols in the 13th century can match it).

The desert tribesmen of Arabia form the bulk of the Muslim natural ferocity and love of warfare, together with the sense of moral rectitude provided. Albert Hourani’s A History of the Arab Peoples is an ambitious and successful attempt to summarize fourteen centuries of political, cultural, and religious history of people who inhabited an.

"Masterly and brilliant. Arabs is a beautifully written narrative and acute analysis, both fresh and original, filled with fascinating characters and ideas, with as much depth before Islam as after and a true feeling not just for the Arab experience in history and faith but also for its language and book could only be written by a writer with a knowledge of the geography of the.

The internationally bestselling definitive history of the Arab world, named a best book of the year by the Financial Times, the Economist, and the Atlantic -- now updated to cover the latest developments in the Middle East In this groundbreaking and comprehensive account of the Middle East, award-winning historian Eugene Rogan draws extensively on five centuries of Arab sources to place Brand: Basic Books.

In this definitive history of the modern Arab world, award-winning historian Eugene Rogan draws extensively on Arab sources and texts to place the Arab experience in its crucial historical context for the first time.

Tracing five centuries of Arab history, Rogan reveals that there was an age when the Arabs set the rules for the rest of the world. The History of Arabs Bridging Cultures with Knowledge of the Past By Wafaa Al-Natheema (Participant in the ICD conference, November ) Today's Arab Spring and the behavior toward Arabs by easterners and westerners have made it crucial to address and understand Arab File Size: KB.

The Arabs had some knowledge of their forefathers one or two centuries before the beginnings of Islam, just as the Book of Genesis has preserved a number of the traditions prevalent in Israel concerning their racial ancestors prior to the formation of their religion and : Try - Albert Hourani, A History of the Arab Peoples: Updated Edition: A History of the Arab Peoples And also - Philip K.

Hitti, History of The Arabs: History of the Arabs.