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The Caliph's Sister: Nana Asma'u, 1793-1865, Teacher, Poet, and Islamic Leader

Jean Boyd - Biography & Autobiography - 1989 - 168 pages
A new light is shed on African women of the Sahel in this book about a brilliantly intelligent 19th century woman-jihadist whose legacy of verse contains political and social ...
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Islam at the Crossroads: On the Life and Thought of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi

Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi' - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 367 pages
Sheds light on one of the most important religious thinkers in the modern Muslim world.
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Umar: Makers of Islamic Civilization

Shibli Numani, Muhammad Shibli Numani - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 157 pages
Honored by Muslims as the epitome of the just ruler, 'Umar, or Omar--the second caliph--is one of the greatest figures in early Islamic history. His rule (634-44 CE) laid the ...
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The Historical Muhammad

Irving M. Zeitlin - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 181 pages
In his quest for the historical Muhammad, Zeitlin's chief aim is to catch glimpses of the birth of Islam and the role played by its extraordinary founder. Islam, as its Prophet ...
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Muhammad: Islam's First Great General

Richard A. Gabriel - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 255 pages
"Gabriel analyzes the social, economic, and cultural environment in which Muhammad lived and the religion he inspired as they relate to his military achievements. Gabriel ...
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Aaronsohn's Maps: The Untold Story of the Man who Might Have Created Peace ...

Patricia Goldstone - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 344 pages
Profiles scientist, diplomat, and spy Aaron Aaronsohn, focusing on his role in the struggle to create a homeland for the Jews, his compilation of the region's first detailed ...
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The Life of the Sudanese Mahdi

Haim Shaked - History - 2008 - 284 pages
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The Life of the Sudanese Mahdi

Haim Shaked - History - 1978 - 284 pages
The Mahdia was an important Islamic millenarian movement of the Nilotic Sudan in the last two decades of the nineteenth century. It contributed substantially to the emergence ...
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