Chapter 2. The Islamic Conquests

  1. Youssef M. Choueiri
  1. Fred M. Donner

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996423.ch3

A Companion to the History of the Middle East

A Companion to the History of the Middle East

How to Cite

Donner, F. M. (2007) The Islamic Conquests, in A Companion to the History of the Middle East (ed Y. M. Choueiri), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996423.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106818

Online ISBN: 9780470996423

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Keywords:

  • islamic conquests;
  • islam;
  • islamic community;
  • economic transformations;
  • historical developments

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Survey of the First or Charismatic Phase of the Conquests

  • Traditional Views of the Charismatic Phase of Expansion

  • A Revisionist View of the First or Charismatic Phase of the Conquests

  • Structural Developments during the First Phase of the Conquests

  • The Second or Institutional Phase of the Conquests

  • Impact and Consequences of the Islamic Conquests