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Title The world of Islam / edited by Don Belt.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, 2001.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  909.097671 W893 2001    ---  Lib Use Only
 PHS Non-Fiction  297.092 National    ---  Available
Description 285 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
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Note Includes index.
Contents Persia and its women (October 1910) / Ella C. Sykes -- Journey to Shia Mecca (December 1914) / Frederick Simpich -- Inside a Baghdad harem (December 1914) / Margaret Simpich -- Everyday life in Afghanistan (January 1921) / Frederick Simpich -- Following the Nile (October 1922) / Frederick Simpich -- Inventing Jordan (May 1923) / Junius B. Wood -- Journey of Sorrows (November 1925) / Melville Chater -- Ali Goes to the Clinic / Herndon and Mary Hudson -- A land rich in puzzles (December 1950) / Maynard Owen Williams -- How the Kazakhs fled China (November 1954) / Milton J. Clark -- A colony erupts (June 1960) / Howard La Fay -- The sword & the sermon (July 1972) / Thomas J. Abercrombie -- The Arab world, Inc. (October 1975) / John J. Putman -- Pilgrimage to Mecca (November 1978) / Muhammad Abdul-Rauf -- Islam's heartland (September 1980) / Thomas J. Abercrombie -- Pakistan under pressure (May 1981) / William S. Ellis -- Egypt loses Sadat (April 1982) / Harvey Arden -- This year in Jerusalem (April 1983) / Joseph Judge -- Saudi women (October 1987) / Marianne Alireza -- Who are the Palestinians? (June 1992) / Tad Szulc -- Afghanistan's uneasy peace (October 1993) / Richard Mackenzie -- Iran after the revolution (July 1999) / Fen Montaigne -- Kashmir: trapped in conflict (September 1999) / Lewis M. Simons -- Eyewitness Iraq (November 1999) / Mike Edwards -- The outcast (November 2000) / Andrew Cockburn -- Indonesia on edge (March 2001) / Tracy Dahlby -- Two warlords (December 2001) / Edward Girardet.
Summary Articles from the pages of "National Geographic" offer a portrait of the history and culture of the Islamic world as seen through Western eyes, from the last days of the Ottoman Empire to contemporary war-ravaged Afghanistan.
Bibliography Includes index (p. 282-285).
Subject Islam -- History.
Islamic countries -- Civilization.
Civilization. (OCoLC)fst00862898
Islam. (OCoLC)fst00979776
Islamic countries. (OCoLC)fst01244130
Added Author Belt, Don.
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Added Title Islam
ISBN 0792268946
9780792268949

 
    
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