2 edition of short history of the Arabs. found in the catalog.
short history of the Arabs.
|LC Classifications||DS223 G313 1965|
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|Number of Pages||192|
Get this from a library! The Arabs; a short history,. [Philip Khûri Hitti; Byron Vinson Dexter] -- Based on the author's History of the Arabs, published by Macmillan and company, London, Condensed by Mr. Byron Dexter in collaboration with the author. The famous historian,American Lebanese professor PK-Hitti is now on Free Books book is the complete history of Arabs and the development of Spain and comparison of progress in Muslim y of the Arabs free download is available for free download and the download button is below.
Get this from a library! The Arabs in history. [Bernard Lewis] -- Now brought completely up to date, this classic study by one of the world's premier historians of the Middle East considers the achievement of the Arab peoples and their place in world history, from. A Concise History of the Arabs is too concise to further one's understanding of Arab history. The book is full of facts, but they lack serious context. The overarching message is that during the modern times the Arabs have been victims of colonialism - mainly British and French - and s:
This book looks at Arab history through the lens of the Arabic language. The result is a powerful, paradigm changing assessment of what it means to be arab (not The Arabs). The author has a knack of coining phrases that are memorable and connect with other cultures and times. There is much food for thought, long after finishing s: Pre-Islamic Arabia The original Arab, the Bedouin by Philip K Hitti (from "The Arabs: A Short History") Ancient accounts of Arabia (from the Internet Ancient History Sourcebook) Herodotus, c. BCE Strabo, c. 22 CE Dio Cassius, c. CE Ammianus Marcellinus, c. CE Procopius of Caesarea, c. CE Pre-Islamic Arabic culture The desert origins of the Arabs, by Richard.
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But who are the Arabs, these remarkable people who have accomplished so much and who continue to both fascinate and confront the West. Philip K. Hitti's eloquent short history is an acknowledged classic offering the best and quickest grasp of Arab history and culture. Now with a new introduction by renowned MIT historian, Philip Khoury.
I heartily echo the poor reviews others give this book. _The Arabs: a short history_ was first published in ; why the publisher felt the need to reprint it is a mystery to me, given not short history of the Arabs. book the changes that have taken place in the region, but most significantly in the scholarship that has been done in the last 60 by: The beginning of the book is excellent but as you get closer to the middle the book becomes totally disjointed and the materials presented become irrelevant to the main thesis of the book.
In short this book is not about the Arabs, it is about the Arabized peoples of the Middle East whom many historians inadvertently insult their rich history Cited by: Hitti's book is a classic work on Arab history.
It was published more than 70 years ago but it is still read with great interest. Arab or Islamic history is a 'grey area' but Hitti has managed to sift the facts from hearsay.
Every statement he makes is substatiated by refernces. I would strongly recommend it to any reader/5(23). 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 Cited by: The book is also helpful to Arabs who are not familiar with their history.
Overall, the book is a good read even if it might seem academic and a bit boring as you read it. Of course readers have to keep in mind that writing history is an objective exercise that is never free of the writer's bias/5(92).
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Hitti Item Preview remove-circle. out of 5 stars A very short history, but better as a very long essay. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Octo Verified Purchase. Can the sweep of the Arabs in history be done in pages. Just barely. Think of this more as an extended essay as to what are the bare essences of what the Arabs mean to world history.
Read s: His latest book is Enemies and Neighbours: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, • Arabs: A 3,Year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires by. one of a great source of Arab history. written by a celebrated middle east scholar Philip K Hitti this book offer a comprehensive history of arab from pre-history time until early 20th century.
come from Cristian community in Lebanon made Hitti an insider and applied this perspective into his book. but as a Christian he offer a balance story /5(41). The book starts with history of pre-islamic Arabia and ends in the 20th century.
Glubb also gives the Western reader an excellent understanding of the Arab mind and sense of what an Arab is. In the West we love to think of peoples as homogeneous wholes living in a certain territory: 'the French', 'the Germans', or 'the Danes'/5.
A History of the Arab Peoples Book Summary: In a bestselling work of profound and lasting importance, the late Albert Hourani told the definitive history of the Arab peoples from the seventh century, when the new religion of Islam began to spread from the Arabian peninsula westwards, to the present day.
It is a masterly distillation of a lifetime of scholarship and a unique insight into a. Hitti's book is a classic work on Arab history. It was published more than 70 years ago but it is still read with great interest.
Arab or Islamic history is a 'grey area' but Hitti has managed to sift the facts from hearsay. Every statement he makes is substatiated by refernces. I would strongly recommend it to Reviews: An Arab-Syrian Gentlemen in the Period of the Crusades: Memoirs of Usamah ibn-Munqidh () History of the Arabs () The Arabs: a short history () History of Syria including Lebanon and Palestine () Syria: A Short History (), the condensed version of the 'History of Syria including Lebanon and Palestine'.
The Arabs: A History is panoramic view of years of Arab history, and as such, is both a challenge and a rewarding endevor to read. The ancient history was engaging, but the recent history was a review of what was once current events for this reader and particularly interesting.
Overall, it is an outstanding book in its genre/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.
A History of the Arab Peoples is a book written by the British-born Lebanese historian Albert Hourani. The book presents the history of the Arabs from the advent of Islam (although some pre-Islamic history is included) to the late 20th Century.
Author: Francesco Gabrieli. A Short History of the Arabs. Title: A Short History of the Arabs. Year of publication: Book binding: Hardcover. We appreciate the impact a good book can have. We all like the idea of saving a bit of cash, so when we found out how many good quality used books are out there - we just had to let you know.
Book Title: Arabs: a year history of peoples, tribes and empires. ISBN The Translator’s Funeral, a new short story by Rónán Hession. Family News, a short story by. _The Arabs: a short history_ was first published in ; why the publisher felt the need to reprint it is a mystery to me, given not only the changes that have taken place in the region, but most significantly in the scholarship that has been done in the last 60 years/5(8).
The Arabs: A Short History is also available in an expanded edition from Markus Wiener, The Arabs: A Short History with Documents, as well as the critically-acclaimed new compilation The History of the Middle East, which features writings on the Arabs, the Ottoman Empire, and Iran.A challenging but ultimately valuable read.
The history of the Arab peoples begins with the coalescence of Arabic into a written language, which, essentially begins with the writing of the Koran. Thus, the history of the Arab peoples is, in a very real way, the history of Islam/5.A Concise History of the Arabs argues that the key to understanding the Arab world today—and in the years ahead—is unlocking its past.
John McHugo takes the reader on a journey through the political, social, and intellectual history of the Arabs from the Roman Empire right up to the present day.