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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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This study of the Arabians and the Arabic-speaking peoples is a useful source of information on Arab history. Suitable for both scholars and the general reader, it tells the story of the rise of Islam in the Middle Ages, its conquests, its empire and its times of greatness and decay. 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 history and contributions including Size: KB.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hitti, Philip Khuri, History of the Arabs. London: Macmillan ; New York: St. Martin's. History of the Arabs, Revised: 10th Edition by Hitti, Philip K. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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. 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, .


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History of the Arabs by Philip Khuri Hitti Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.

Hittis book provides the reader with a history of the Arabs from their bedouin origins through to the birth of Muhammad and the rise of the Islamic religion, the Islamic conquests and great Islamic empires of the Umayyads and Abbasids. As usual with popular books of this kind it deals briefly with Islamic Spain and Sicily/5(11).

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:   one of a great source of Arab History of the Arabs. book. 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 than any contemporary muslim historian /5. 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. History, Arab Civilization, Muslim Civilization Collection opensource Language English.

Albert Hourani's A History of the Arab Peoples gives an excellent background how the peoples of the Arab world got from the days of Muhammad tothe year the book was published/5.

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.

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.

A riveting, comprehensive history of the Arab peoples and tribes that explores the role of language as a cultural touchstone This kaleidoscopic book covers almost 3, years of Arab history and shines a light on the footloose Arab peoples and tribes who conquered lands and disseminated their language and culture over vast distances/5(37).

A riveting, comprehensive history of the Arab peoples and tribes that explores the role of language as a cultural touchstone This kaleidoscopic book covers almost 3, years of Arab history and shines a light on the footloose Arab peoples and tribes who conquered lands and disseminated their language and culture over vast distances.

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.

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 Reviews: 1.

In The Arab Awakening (), the Palestinian historian George Antonius wrote of the period: "Sensational figures stalk across the stage of these three centuries, now martial and heroic like.

Arabs: A 3,Year History by Tim Mackintosh-Smith – review A richly detailed chronicle of Arab language and culture offers thought-provoking parallels between past and present Ian Black.

lication of History of the Arabs and witnesses its tenth edition. The initiative for its writing was taken by Mr. Daniel Macmillan, who, as early aswrote to the author suggesting a book comparable to Ameer Ali, A Short History of the Saracens, first published by Macmillan and Co. in 1 9QO.

The occurrence of theFile Size: 1MB. 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.

The history of the Arabs begins in the mid-ninth century BC, which is the earliest known attestation of the Old Arabic language.

The Arabs appear to have been under the vassalage of the Neo-Assyrian Empire; they went from the Arabian Peninsula to Mauritania. Bowman, Alan K.; Champlin, Edward; Lintott, Andrew. The Cambridge Ancient History. ‘This concise, brilliant and erudite book is the product of wide reading, hard thinking and years of direct experience of the Middle East.

The author, an international lawyer and Arabist, has managed to throw fresh light on 1, years of Arab history from the Prophet Muhammad to the Arab. 图书History of the Arabs 介绍、书评、论坛及推荐. Philip Khuri Hitti (فيليب خوري حتي), (Shimlan - Princeton ) was a Lebanese American scholar, and authority on Arab and Middle Eastern history, Islam, and Semitic : Philip K.

Hitti. This is the book that describes the Arabs and their Origins from Yemen, to Mid-Arabia. Then there is the Dawn of Islam and the rise of a whole nation under one man -The Prophet and Messenger of Gad. After that it is just the rising Sun of those people and how they have carved one of the biggest greatest empire in the world/5(18).History of the Arabs.

Philip Khuri Hitti. MacMillan-Company Limited, - Arabs - pages. 2 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. LibraryThing Review User Review - rajaratnam - LibraryThing. Useful background of a people who have made a great contribution to civilisation in earlier times.

Was it only /5(2). First published in'History of the Arabs' took Hitti ten years to write and was originally based on a series of lectures with his students. At the time, knowledge of the Arab world in the West was minimal and mainly limited to academic or military circles/5(19).