CARTCART
Menuمكتبة جرير
jarirbooksusa.com

Arabs: A 3,000-Year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires (SC)

By: Mackintosh-Smith, TimShare

Language: English

Softcover

This kaleidoscopic book covers almost 3,000 years of Arab history and shines a light on the footloose Arab peoples and tribes who conquered lands and disseminated their language and culture over vast distances. Tracing this process to the origins of the Arabic language, rather than the advent of Islam, Tim Mackintosh-Smith begins his narrative more than a thousand years before Muhammad and focuses on how Arabic, both spoken and written, has functioned as a vital source of shared cultural identity over the millennia.

Mackintosh-Smith reveals how linguistic developments—from pre-Islamic poetry to the growth of script, Muhammad’s use of writing, and the later problems of printing Arabic—have helped and hindered the progress of Arab history, and investigates how, even in today’s politically fractured post–Arab Spring environment, Arabic itself is still a source of unity and disunity.

select image to view/enlarge/scroll

Product Details
By:Mackintosh-Smith, Tim
Language:English
Format:Softcover
Pages: 630 pp
Publisher:YUP, New Haven, 2019
Dimensions:14 x 20 cm
ISBN-13:9780300251630
Topic:Arab History- Language - Social Aspects

Arabs: A 3,000-Year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires (SC)
US$18.00
  Sale Price: US$16.00

Scroll To Top

Can't find what you need? Have questions?
Send an email: admin@jarirbooksusa.com
Or Call: 714-539-8100

Jarirbooksusa.com

Proud to Specialize In...

Arabic Books | Arabic Children Books | Middle East & Islamic Books | Arabic Language Studies
Classical and Contemporary Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies | English-Arabic & Arabic-English Dictionaries

☎ 714-539-8100