IslamBook - 2000
Heavily illustrated, pocket-sized, and filled with useful information, Crash Course books make excellent supplements to main textbooks for students taking college-101 humanities courses. Each Crash Course volume contains approximately 400 high quality photos and illustrations, most of them in full color. Page edges are tipped with different colors to help readers refer quickly to individual topics. Crash Course books are good-looking volumes that also make fine guides for museum-goers, hobbyists, and art lovers.This handsome volume presents a chronological survey of Islam, from its founding by Muhammad in the seventh century, A.D., to the present. Many color illustrations show Islamic art and architecture.
Publisher: New York : Barron's, c2000
Characteristics: 190 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm
Alternative Title: Islam : an illustrated historical overview