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Description - The Life and Times of Muhammad by John Glubb

The founder of Islam, the prophet Muhammad (571-632 A.D.) brought to the people of Arabia a new religion that completely transformed the Middle East and the world beyond. Glubb, who spent much of his adult life among the Bedouin of Arabia, here describes the social milieu, personality, religious message, family life, battles, and far-reaching influence of the Prophet. In Glubb's accessible account of the life of Muhammad, written for the general reader, the author explains how the age in which Muhammad lived influenced him, and describes the impact his personality had on Islam. Glubb offers insight into the atmosphere, suffused with Jewish, Christian, and polytheist thought, in which the Prophet perceived his religious mission; his attitudes towards women and his relationships with his wives; and the battles he lead to insure the survival of his followers, confronting enemies at Bedr and Uhud and eventually capturing the key city of Mecca.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780815411765
ISBN-10: 0815411766
Format: Paperback
(214mm x 142mm x 23mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Cooper Square Publishers Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: Cooper Square Publishers Inc.,U.S.
Publish Date: 27-Nov-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - John Glubb

Sir John Glubb (1897-1986) spent thirty years in the Middle East and wrote many books on the Arab world, including War in the Desert: An R.A.F. Frontier Campaign and A Short History of the Arab Peoples.