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The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live in

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A popular history of the Arab invasions that carved out an empire from Spain to China Today's Arab world was created at breathtaking speed. Whereas the Roman Empire took over 200 years to reach its fullest extent, the Arab armies overran the whole Middle East, North Africa and Spain within a generation. They annihilated the thousand-year-old Persian Empire and reduced the Byzantine Empire to little more than a city-state based around Constantinople. Within a hundred years of the Prophet's death, Muslim armies destroyed the ...

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The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live in
2008, Da Capo Press, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9780306817403

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The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live In
2008, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780753823897

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The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live in
2007, Da Capo Press, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9780306815850

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The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live In
2007, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297846574

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