DK Eyewitness Books: Islam

by Caroline Stone

Hardcover, 2005





DK Children (2005), Edition: Rev ed., 72 pages


Discover the faith, culture, and history that have shaped the modern Islamic world.

User reviews

LibraryThing member StephanieWA
In typical DK style, this book is a great introduction to the basics of Islam, a current topic of interest to students all over the world. With sections on the history of the religion, as well as on culture, festivals and ceremonies, and its place in society, this book is an essential start to a study of this religion and culture. With its many photos, captions and illustrations, students will find this book engaging and easy to browse through.… (more)
LibraryThing member bcowie
This is a picture heavy book about the faith, culture and history of Islam. It includes very basic information, but the photographs included make the information more interesting and easy to read.

curriculum connection: compare the art of the Islamic culture with that of the Christian faith.
LibraryThing member SADAMS30
Great for use in the classroom to supplement Islam unit. Makes information about the religion easy for students to understand because of the visuals and the descriptions to go along with them. Very accessible for all students.
LibraryThing member fadeledu
Generally very good; has some history as well as religion &Y culture. Page *: picture of Gabril and Buraq from Persian miniatures. Page 30: “Ibn Sina based much of his book on the writings of ancient Greek physicians.” But also “Ibn an-Nafis wrote about the circulation of blood some 400 years before this was ‘discovered’ in Europe.”… (more)


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Physical description

72 p.; 8.75 inches


075661077X / 9780756610777




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