Author: S Khuda Bukhsh
Publisher: Kitab Bhavan
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8171513425
In these pages there is an account of those political and social questions which arose in, agitated and wrecked the Muslim Empire. Here is an account of the strength & weakness of Islam, a tribute to its inheritance, religious force and vitality.
Instead o merely translating the State Sidee des Islam in Von Keremer’s Geschichte der herr Schendem Ideen des Islam, the author has added the valued of the book by incorporating into it the researches of Welhausen Goldziher and other English and continental scholars. In other words it is Von Kremer englarged, amplified.
Von Kremer is essentially a scholar of the highest mark & distinction. He weighs, sifts, criticizes evidence and then delivers judgment. Hence the weight and value of his pronouncement. This book will supply a need long felt by students and the public alike Above all, it will help creating mutual understanding & mutual sympathy, larger outlook & broader tolerance.
The Patriarchal Epoch
The First Two Caliphs
The Anti-Islamic Reaction or the Civil War
The Family & Tribe in Arab Antiquity
The Civil War
Rise of the Politico-Religious Parties
Khilafat & Imamat