By John McHugo
A Concise background of the Arabs argues that the foremost to figuring out the Arab global todayand within the years aheadis unlocking its previous. John McHugo takes the reader on a trip throughout the political, social, and highbrow historical past of the Arabs from the Roman Empire correct as much as the current day. His sweeping and fluent account describes in brilliant aspect the venture of the Prophet Muhammad, the growth of Islam, the origins of Shiism, medieval and sleek conflicts, the autumn of the Ottoman Empire, the interplay with Western principles, the fight to flee overseas domination, the increase of Islamism, and the top of the period of dictators.
McHugo finds how the Arab international got here to have its current shape, why swap used to be inevitable, and what offerings lie forward following the Arab Spring. This deeply educated and obtainable account is the correct access element for an individual looking to understand this very important a part of the world.
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A Concise History of the Arabs by John McHugo