The ideas, people, and places central to one of the most important religions of our time
Britannica Guide to the Islamic World
is a clear and unbiased reference resource, compiled by experts in the field.
It introduces the ideas as well as the places at the centre of one of the most
important religions of our time.
Founded in the seventh century by the prophet Mohammed, Islam has now spread across the world and every culture. Exploring Islamic history, beliefs and scriptures, it will be an invaluable and comprehensive guide to Muslim faith.
In addition, the Guide reveals the role that Islam plays today including the conflict in the Middle East, the rise of Islamism, and the divisions between the Sunni and Shi’ite sects.
As the Islamic World becomes the focus of politicians and the media, it is more important than ever to have a reliable and accurate introduction to this controversial topic.
The Britannica Guide series offers an essential introduction to many of the key issues of our times. Clear, accurate, and meticulously researched, the series gives both the background and analysis for when you need to know for sure what is really happening in the world , whether you are an expert, student, or general reader.
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