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.
This book includes eight chronological essays covering fifteen hundred years, over 175 photographs, a timeline with five hundred entries, and textboxes featuring important personalities, key events, and major ideas.
Yasminah Hashim is a twenty-one year-old-law student currently living in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. She is an active member of multiple youth initiatives and co-founder of Lawyers United. Yasminah began writing A Journey Through Islamic History at the age of seventeen, and hopes the book will provide an exciting first look at Islamic history for both families and young adults.
Muhammad Abdul Jabbar Beg was lecturer and then associate professor in Islamic studies at the University of Malaysia. He holds a doctorate from the University of Cambridge and has a distinguished publishing record. He lives in Cambridge with his family.