Islam in the Baltic: Europe's Early Muslim Community by Harry Norris

By Harry Norris

Arriving in Europe within the 14th century, the Qipchaq Tatars are the longest surviving Muslim humans in Europe. They shape the ancient center of the Muslim group within the Baltic States, Belarus and Poland the place Muslims are few in quantity in comparison with these in different elements of the ecu Union and in Russia. within the first old examine of this significant group, Harry Norris investigates the earliest contacts among the Baltic peoples and the realm of Islam. He examines the alternate routes of the Vikings and the early Slavs and Balts who had advertisement relatives with Arab retailers, buying and selling in amber, furs, center jap silks and different luxurious goods.Norris surveys the Qipchaq Tatars' historical past, their Muslim religion, their tradition, their literature and their lifestyles as indigenous Europeans in New Europe this day. He attracts contrasts and similarities among different Muslim groups in Europe, together with the various immigrant Muslim teams within the Nordic nations that border the Baltic Sea: Finland, Sweden and Denmark. This booklet is of significance to these learning the wealthy cultural background of minority teams of eu Muslims and their place in Europe at the present time, in addition to these attracted to the learn of migration.

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Reflections on the Revolution in Europe by Christopher Caldwell

By Christopher Caldwell

This provocative and unflinching research of Europe’s unforeseen demographic revolution makes a speciality of the more and more assertive Muslim populations shaping the continent’s future.

Europe’s part century of mass immigration has didn't produce an American melting pot and is now confronted with a major challenge for which there's no effortless resolution. in line with wide reporting and providing trenchant research, Reflections at the Revolution in Europe is destined to develop into the vintage paintings on how Muslim immigration completely reshaped the West.

Christopher Caldwell has been reporting at the politics and tradition of Islam in Europe for greater than a decade. His deeply researched and insightful new e-book finds a paradox. due to the fact that global struggle II, mass immigration has been made attainable by means of Europe’s enforcement of secularism, tolerance, and equality. but if immigrants arrive, they don't seem to be required to undertake these values. and they're disinclined to, seeing that they have already got values in their personal. Muslims dominate or approximately dominate very important ecu towns, together with Amsterdam and Rotterdam, Strasbourg and Marseille, the Paris suburbs and East London. Islam has challenged the eu lifestyle at each flip, turning into, in influence, an “adversary culture.”

The outcome? In Reflections at the Revolution in Europe, Caldwell unearths the anger of natives and novices alike. He describes visitor employee courses that a long way outlasted their fiscal justifications, and asylum regulations that experience served unlawful immigrants greater than refugees. He exposes the unusual ways that welfare states have interaction with 3rd global customs, the anti-Americanism that brings eu natives and Muslim novices jointly, and the arguments over girls and intercourse that force them aside. He considers the allure of sharia, “resistance,” and jihad to a moment iteration that's extra alienated from Europe than the 1st, and addresses a drawback of religion between local Europeans that leaves them with a susceptible hand as they confront the claims of rookies.

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Islam by Caroline Stone

By Caroline Stone

This can be a short, yet features a number of info. Contents of the booklet easily talk about those details:
Early Arabia 6
The Prophet Muhammad eight
The Qur'an 10
The 5 Pillars of Islam 12
The mosque 18
The caliphate 20
First conquests 22
students and academics 24
The unfold of studying 28
Nomadic or settled 32
Islamic tradition 34
The Islamic urban 36
retailers and tourists 38
The crusades forty two
palms and armor forty four
Spain forty six
Africa forty eight
Mongols and Turks 50
primary Asia, Iran, and India fifty two
China and Southeast Asia fifty four
gown and jewellery fifty six
Islamic society fifty eight
fairs and ceremonies 60
Index and acknowledgments sixty four

Useful for the younger to coach themselves.

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The Book of Contemplation: Islam and the Crusades (Penguin by Usama ibn Munqidh, Paul M. Cobb

By Usama ibn Munqidh, Paul M. Cobb

The Crusades as obvious in the course of the eyes of Muslims an important CONTRIBUTION to the knowledge of the medieval holy wars among Christians and Muslims, this quantity brings jointly the simplest and such a lot whole eyewitness account of the Crusades from the viewpoint of a medieval Muslim author. targeting twelfth-century Arab aristocrat Usama ibn Munqidh’s booklet of Contemplation but additionally together with extracts from The publication of the employees and Kernels of Refinement, this quantity bargains a strikingly human portrayal of I slamic views on day by day lifestyles, war, and the curious eu invaders.

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Islam For Beginners by N.I. Matar; H.N. Haddad (ill.)

By N.I. Matar; H.N. Haddad (ill.)

5 instances an afternoon, as regards to 1000000000 humans flip to the Ka’aba in submission to Allah/God. within the 17th century the faith of Islam was once published to the Prophet Mohammad throughout the Holy Koran. in view that then, Islam has unfold to each nook of the area. beginning with the lifetime of Prophet Mohammad, Islam For newcomers info the ancient beginnings of Islam and its unfold through the center East and Africa directly to the eu and American continents. It describes the key achievements of the Muslim group around the world and examines the impression Islam has had on different cultures. according to Islamic culture, the illustrations within the ebook are rendered in two-dimensional silhouettes and shadows and contain the repetitive, extendible styles consultant of Islamic expression.

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The Apocalypse of Ahmadinejad: The Revelation of Iran's by Mark Hitchcock

By Mark Hitchcock

He stands merely 5-foot-4 and smiles frequently. yet in the back of that charismatic character beats the center of a genocidal terrorist.Meet the World’s most deadly ManIn his provocative, well-researched expos? of Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, prophecy professional Mark Hitchcock unveils the insidious time table at the back of this radical Shiite’s regime: Ahmadinejad plans to hasten the go back of the Islamic messiah via ushering in his imaginative and prescient of the apocalypse.His final goal–driven by means of his fanatical ideology–is to convey the Mahdi, or 12th Imam, out of hiding. And he plans to take action by way of arming his kingdom with nuclear guns, then exporting the Iranian revolution to the realm via destroying Israel and the us. yet there’s a extraordinary twist to Ahmadinejad’s nightmarish intentions: This ardent zealot could be a part of God’s plan to set the degree for a situation prophesied greater than 2,500 years in the past. Hitchcock provides compelling facts that Ahmadinejad’s activities, together with his alliances with Russia and lots of of Iran’s pals, have put his nation–and the world–on a collision direction towards the warfare of Gog and Magog.Discover the reality approximately Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, his function in biblical prophecy, and what it skill for the world–and you.

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The History of al-Ṭabarī, Vol. 27: The ‘Abbasid Revolution by John Alden Williams

By John Alden Williams

Via 735 an Arab empire stretched from Arles and Avignon in southern France to the Indus River and primary Asia, and a necessary younger civilization fostered through a brand new global faith was once taking root. but the Muslim conquerors have been divided by way of tribal quarrels, tensions between new converts, and non secular revolts. In 745 a lively new successor to the Prophet took regulate in Damascus and started to revive the waning energy of the Umayyad dynasty. Marwan II's makes an attempt have been thwarted, despite the fact that, through revolts on each hand, even between his personal kinfolk. the most physique of dissidents was once a well-trained team of revolutionaries in Khurasan, led by way of the striking Abu Muslim. through 748 they'd seized regulate of the province and force the governor, Nasr b. Sayyar al-Laythi, to his loss of life and have been advancing westward. This quantity tells of the top of the Umayyad caliphate, the Abbasid Revolution, and the institution of the recent dynasty.

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Europe, Globalization, and the Coming of the Universal by Bat Ye'or

By Bat Ye'or

The scope and the topic of the ebook is to research the fashionable political tendencies and methods which are resulting in significant alterations in Western civilization, the US integrated, because the OIC approach goals the US additionally. studying from the ecu adventure is important for american citizens. additionally this evolution is inscribed within the historic flow of Islamic theology and expansionism. it isn't fortuitous however it has its personal theological and political constitution that has to be recognized within the West if we want to reside in a calm international.

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