The Crisis of Muslim History
Religion and Politics in Early IslamBook - 2003
This balanced and sensitive study draws on a wide range of original sources to provide a scholarly yet highly readable account of the period, exploring the delicate interplay between religion and politics and the roots of the conflict that led to the Crisis of Succession and Sunni/Shii schism.
Publisher: Oxford : Oneworld, c2003
Characteristics: ix, 179 p. ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Religion and politics in early Islam