Islam and Islamic History

These books include general histories of Islam and the Muslim world, covering multiple empires.

PS=contains primary source materials

  • An age of empires, 1200-1750 / Marjorie Wall Bingham.  D202 .B46 2005  PS
  • Destiny disrupted: a history of the world through Islamic eyes / Tamin Ansary. DS35.63 .A57 2009
  • A history of Islamic societies /  Ira M. Lapidus. DS35.63 .L37 2014
  • Islam / Karen Armstrong. BP50 .A69 2000
  • Islam / Seyyed Hossein Nasr. BP163 .N2813 2002
  • Islam / Philip Wilkinson. BP161.3 .W55 2002
  • Islam : from the Prophet Muhammad to the capture of Constantinople / edited by Bernard Lewis. DS36.855 .I77 1987  2 vols PS
  • Islamic imperialism: a history / Efraim Karsh. BP52 .K37 2006
  • The legacy of Islam / edited by Thomas Arnold and Alfred Guillaume. D199.3 .A7
  • Marco Polo and the medieval explorers / Rebecca Stefoff. G370.P9 S74
  • The medieval and early modern world: primary sources and reference volume / [compiled by] Donald R. Kelley and Bonnie G. Smith. D101.2 .M34 2005  PS
  • The Oxford history of Islam. BP50 .O95 1999
  • Religious transformations in the early modern world: a brief history with documents / Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks. BR252 .W54 2009  PS
  • Travels of Ibn Battuta / edited by Tim Mackintosh-Smith. G370 .I2 T8513 2003 ( edition edited by Ross E. Dunn available as an online ebookPS