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Sword and Scimitar

Thirteen Centuries of War Between Islam and the West

Sword and Scimitar( )
Author: Ibrahim, Raymond
Hanson, Victor Davis
ISBN:978-0-306-82555-2
Publication Date:Aug 2018
Publisher:Hachette Books
Imprint:Da Capo Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $28.00
Book Description:

A sweeping history of the often-violent conflict between Islam and the West, shedding a revealing light on current hostilities The West and Islam--the sword and scimitar--have clashed since the mid-seventh century, when, according to Muslim tradition, the Roman emperor rejected Prophet Muhammad's order to abandon Christianity and convert to Islam, unleashing a centuries-long jihad on Christendom. Sword and Scimitar chronicles the decisive battles...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict
History / Middle East / General
Social Science / Islamic Studies
History / Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.25 x 1.125 Inches
Book Weight:1.3 Pounds
Author Biography
Ibrahim, Raymond (Author)
Victor Davis Hanson is the military historian who is a professor of classics at California State University, Fresno. He has written several popular books on classic warfare, including "The Other Greeks", "Who Killed Homer?", & "The Western Way of War". He lives in Selma, California.

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