By John McHugo
A Concise historical past of the Arabs argues that the most important to figuring out the Arab international todayand within the years aheadis unlocking its prior. John McHugo takes the reader on a trip during the political, social, and highbrow heritage of the Arabs from the Roman Empire correct as much as the current day. His sweeping and fluent account describes in vibrant aspect the challenge of the Prophet Muhammad, the growth of Islam, the origins of Shiism, medieval and glossy conflicts, the autumn of the Ottoman Empire, the interplay with Western rules, the fight to flee international domination, the increase of Islamism, and the tip of the period of dictators.
McHugo unearths how the Arab global got here to have its current shape, why switch used to be inevitable, and what offerings lie forward following the Arab Spring. This deeply trained and available account is the appropriate access element for somebody looking to understand this important a part of the world.
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A Concise History of the Arabs by John McHugo