Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World through Islamic Eyes
Publish date: April 28th 2009
Pages no: 390
Edition language: English
, World History
This is an absolutely fantastic book: an engaging, readable, at times even exciting primer on the history of the Muslim world, and world history as Muslims understand it. The author, a former textbook developer, clearly knows his stuff, but his genius is in the ability to draw many historical elemen...
This is a very worthwhile book to read. I am in the process of educating myself more fully about Islam, the history of the religion, and the impact it is having in our world today. The author, Tamim Ansary, was born in Afghanistan to an Afghan father and American mother. He won a scholarship to a...
This looks interesting. Could be a cool companion read with...y'know, that other book about the Crusades through Arab eyes.
I'll be the first to admit that I don't really like to read non-fiction. Although I find the occasional story of an important event in history interesting, a whole book - 17 hours of dates and facts? I was pleasantly surprised when I picked up Destiny Disrupted. A book about human history from an...
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