The Waving Flag: The Arab Conquests (632-936 AD)

The Arab Conquests (632-936 AD)


Glubb, J. B. (1963). The great Arab conquests. Hodder & Stoughton

Holland, T. (2012). In the shadow of the sword: The battle for global empire and the end of the ancient world. Hachette UK.

Hoyland, R. G. (2014). In God’s Path: The Arab conquests and the creation of an Islamic empire. Oxford University Press.

Kennedy, H. N. (1986). The Prophet and the age of the caliphates: The Islamic Near East from the sixth to the eleventh century. Pearson.

Kennedy, H. N. (2007). The great Arab conquests: how the spread of Islam changed the world we live in. Weidenfeld & Nicolson.

Kennedy, H. N. (2013). The armies of the caliphs: Military and society in the early Islamic state. Routledge.

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Costume & Dress

Baker, L. B. (1986). Islamic Court Dress in the Middle East. SOAS thesis, London.

Nicolle, D. (1982). The armies of Islam 7th–11th centuries. Osprey Publishing.

Nicolle, D. (1986). Saladin and the Saracens. Osprey Publishing.

Nicolle, D. (1993). Armies of the Muslim conquest. Osprey Publishing.

Nicolle, D. (1998). Armies of the caliphates 862–1098. Osprey Publishing.

Audio & Video

Bragg, M., Kennedy, H., Bennison, A., & Hoyland, R. (2008). In Our Time, The Arab conquests. BBC Radio 4.

Holland, T., Sandbrook, D. (2023). 376. Baghdad: The Forging of Islam. The Rest Is History.

Kennedy, H. (2020). History of the Umayyad caliphate. Sk├ępsislamica.

Bragg, M., Kennedy, H., Bennison, A., & Irwin, R. (2006). In Our Time, The Abbasid caliphs. BBC Radio 4.

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