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Published by Gorgias Press LLC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Economics, Finance, Business and Industry,
  • Islam,
  • Religion,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • General,
  • Islam - General,
  • Business & Economics / General,
  • Religion-Islam - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8871882M
ISBN 101593331029
ISBN 109781593331023

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Patricia Crone "Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam is an extremely controversial but effectively argued and extensively documented work. The author presents a radical challenge to a number of standard assertions about the socio-economic milieu in which Islam arose.". The view that Meccan trade is the ultimate cause of the rise of Islam is Watt's. The reader may begin to feel that there has been enough polemic against Watt in this book, and this is . Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam | Patricia Crone | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Meccan Trade sets out to prove that the accepted history of the rise of Islam is largely fabrication, that the security system established by Quraysh for caravan trade, if it existed at all, was of a minor local sort, and that pre-Islamic Mecca was a quite unimportant sanctuary.

Introduction Patricia Crone's book Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam, Oxford, grabbed my attention, because it tackled an era connected with "The History of the Arabs before Islam", a course I am teaching to female students at the Department of History, King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah. Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam is an incredibly detailed study of what pre-Islamic trade 'might' have been s: Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam is an incredibly detailed study of what pre-Islamic trade 'might' have been like. Crone explains that there are too many uncertainties and far too little written or archaeological data to draw any definite conclusions, but what we do know is that the traditional narrative about a prosperous trading city in the middle of the desert simply do not add s: Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam is an incredibly detailed study of what pre-Islamic trade 'might' have been like. Crone explains that there are too many uncertainties and far too little written or archaeological data to draw any definite conclusions, but what we do know is that the traditional narrative about a prosperous trading city in the middle of the desert simply do not add up/5(17).

Princeton University Press, - Religion - pages 0 Reviews Patricia Crone reassesses one of the most widely accepted dogmas in contemporary accounts of the beginnings of Islam, the. - Buy Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam (Gorgias Islamic Studies) book online at best prices in India on Read Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam (Gorgias Islamic Studies) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s: Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam - Patricia Crone - Google Books "Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam is an extremely controversial but effectively argued and extensively documented work. The. Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam. By PATRICIA CRONE. Princeton: Prince- ton University Press, viii, pp. $ This book presents a devastating critique of a commonplace of current historio- graphical accounts of the rise of Islam that is, that Muhammad's revelation was a.