Author: Toney Allman
The Rise of Islam (Understanding World History Reference Point)
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Islam, as a faith and as a political power, rose to world dominance in an astoundingly brief timespanlittle more than one hundred years. From the fascinating events of Muhammads life to the founding of a vast empire, the rise of Islam is the story of a people, a vibrant culture, and the growth of a civilization. Without Islams contributions, it is doubtful that Western civilization could have developed as it did.