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The Cambridge History of Islam: Volume 1A (The Cambridge History of Islam)
by P.M. Holt
First published in 1970, The Cambridge History of Islam is the most comprehensive and ambitious collaborative survey of Islamic history and civilization yet to appear in English. On publication it was welcomed as a work useful for both reference and reading, for the general reader, student and specialist alike. It has now been reprinted, with corrections, and for ease of h ...more
Published January 24th 2005 by Cambridge University Press
(first published April 21st 1977)
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Peter Malcolm Holt was Emeritus Professor of the History of the Near and Middle East at the School of Oriental and African Studies of London University. He was a historian of the Middle East, broadly interpreted: his main interests, geographically, were in Sudan, Egypt and Syria.More about P.M. Holt...
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