A Short History of the Arab Peoples

A Short History of the Arab Peoples An abridged history gleaned from years of military service as Commander of the Arab legion

  • Title: A Short History of the Arab Peoples
  • Author: John Bagot Glubb غلوب باشا
  • ISBN: 9780812813517
  • Page: 272
  • Format: Paperback
  • An abridged history gleaned from years of military service as Commander of the Arab legion.

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    1. I’ve said it before but will say it again; sometimes history is just so damn interesting. This is an excellent book for anyone to get grounded on the Arab peoples from 600 AD to the 1950’s, although I thought the Ottoman era did not receive sufficient attention. One of Glubb’s main themes is that the West is not taught about the 5 centuries from 600 AD to 1100 AD, with Europe cut off from the world. The Arabs owned the Mediterranean and the land from the Mahgreb to Afghanistan, a barrier t [...]

    2. This is not an easy read. The names are confusing and they throw a lot at you. It is not well footnoted, but throwing that aside it is a short history of Arabs and the Islam religion in only a few pages. I learned a great deal in those few pages. Finally, I recommend this to shed new light on an old problem, Palestine.

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