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Fifty Key Figures in Islam

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The perfect resource for those wishing to learn more about the Muslim culture, its people and its teachings, Fifty Key Figures in Islam explores the lives and thoughts of fifty influential individuals in Islam and surveys a heritage that spans 1500 years. Covering key figures such as Prophet Muhammad, Suleiman 'the Magnificent' and El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X), the ...more
Paperback, 261 pages
Published August 8th 2006 by Routledge (first published June 26th 2006)
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Francesca Bocca-Aldaqre
Mar 20, 2014 Francesca Bocca-Aldaqre rated it really liked it
The book is collection of short biographies (3-5 pages of length each) in chronological order, of important Islamic figures.
Each biography is well cross-referenced, and the first few paragraphs are enough for it to be understood and read without necessarily following the chronological order used by the author.
The choice of fifty key figures in whichever field is something very subjective and prone to criticism. From my behalf, I cannot object anything to the choice of figures from the first few
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