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The Pocket Timeline of Islamic Civilizations

Published by Interlink Books
Distributed by Simon & Schuster



About The Book

A handy pocket-sized reference to the distinctive artistic, scientific and political achievements of Islamic cultures from approximately the 7th to the 20th centuries AD • 12-page detachable foldout timeline, perfect for wall display • For children and adults, perfect for school or home • Colorful, clear layout • 32-page book supports and expands on the information in the timeline • Authoritative information and wonderful images At the back of the book is a 12-page foldout timeline which can be detached and displayed on a wall or notice board, offering an attractive quick visual reference to the key periods, events and developments of Islamic civilizations from approximately the 7th to the 20th centuries AD. The 32-page book offers introductions to each of the periods and dynasties, with short sections on particular themes and on the great achievements of Islamic art and culture over the centuries. Both book and timeline are richly illustrated throughout with color photographs, including numerous objects from museum collections. Contents Early Islamic World AD 570-660 The Umayyads 661-750 The Abbasids 749-1258 Islamic Spain 756-1031 The Fatimids 909-1171 The Seljuqs 1038-1307 The Zengids and Ayyubids 1127-1250 The Mamluks 1250-1517 The Ilkhanids 1256-1353 The Timurids 1370-1506 The Ottomans 1299-1922 The Safavids 1501-1722 The Mughals 1526-1858 Map Further Reading Foldout timeline

About The Author

Nicholas Badcott is the Arab World Education Officer at the British Museum.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Interlink Books (March 1, 2009)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781566567589
  • Ages: 9 - 16

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