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A Journey Through Islamic History : A Timeline of Key Events
By Yasminah Hashim & Dr M A J Beg
Foreword By Professor Salim T.S. Al-Hassani
Introduction By Yasminah Hashim
Hardcover 184 pages, coffee table book
ISBN : 9781847740281
Publisher : Kube Publishing (2015 Revised Edition)
1445 years of Islamic History? From 570 CE (54 BH) to 2015 CE (1436 AH)
A spell-binding coffee table book summarising eight periods in history
A Journey through Islamic History tells you all you ever wanted to know about the history of the Muslim world from the Prophet Muhammad to Malcolm X in a short, accessible and lavishly-illustrated format.
•Suitable for all ages (general readers, students & teachers).
•Seven chronological essays covering 1500 years of history.
•With over 175 pictures, illustrations and maps.
•A comprehensive timeline with over 500 entries.
•Textboxes featuring important personalities, key events and major ideas.
•THE PROPHET MUHAMMAD - 570-630 CE/54 BH-11 AH
•THE RIGHTLY-GUIDED CALIPHS - 632-661 CE/11-41 AH
•THE UMMAYYADS - 661-750 CE/41-132 AH
•THE 'ABBASIDS - 750-1258 CE/132-656 AH
•THE MAMLUKS - 1250-1517 CE/648-923 AH
•THE OTTOMANS, SAFAVIDS AND MUGHALS - 1501-1924 CE/906-1342 AH
•THE RISE OF EUROPEAN POWER - 1800-1924 CE/1214-1342AH
•THE MODERN MUSLIM NATION-STATES 1924-2015 CE/1342-1436 AH
The first Entry on the Impressive Timeline chart opens with the year 570 CE / 54 BH ending in 2015 CE/1436 AH. A must for every library, college, school and home.
About the Authors
Yasmina Hashim is a twenty-one year old law student currently living in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. She is an active member in multiple youth initiatives and involved in organizing five successful youth conferences. Meanwhile her main focus is in the initiative she co-founded “Lawyers United”; a union that brings together law students/graduates and lawyers in an effort to develop skills, discuss current legal issues and exchange experiences. She was also voted in as the President of Dar Al-Hekmah College’s Student Government for the year 2010-2011.
Yasmina is continuing her bachelors degree in legal studies in Jeddah and in the near future aims to specialize in the area of international law. Her passion mainly evolves around social sciences, including law, politics and anthropology, as well as basketball. Believing strongly in the value of history, Yasmina started writing A Journey through Islamic History at the age of seventeen, and upon publishing it she hopes to provide a simple reference to Islamic history for both families and young adults.
Dr. Muhammad Abdul Jabbar Beg was a lecturer in the Faculty of Islamic Studies at the University of Malaysia (1974-78). He was then promoted to the office of an Associate Professor (1979-1986) in the Department of Arabic Studies and Islamic Civilization. During the rest of his career he has been an Associate Professor at various Universities, including the University of Brunei.
He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge and has made useful contributions to knowledge through books, articles in journals and conference papers. He now lives in Cambridge and is closely associated with the University.
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