The Muslim Diaspora (Volume 2, 1500–1799)
A Comprehensive Chronology of the Spread of Islam in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas
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About the Book
This second volume details the continued spread of Muslim culture and peoples during the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a period that saw the height of the powerful Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal empires, followed by their precipitous decline.
The contributions of Muslims to the development of Western civilization continue to be highlighted in this chronology, most notably the impact of the Ottoman Empire on Western art and literature and its role in creating an environment in which the Protestant Reformation could take root. This volume reveals the interconnectedness of the Muslim, Jewish, African and European diasporas during this period.
About the Author(s)
Everett Jenkins, Jr.
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Bibliographic Info: chronology, tables, appendices, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2011 
Series: The Muslim Diaspora
Table of Contents
The Muslim Chronology 7
A. The Five Pillars of Islam 325
B. Arabic Names 326
C. The Islamic Calendar 326
D. Muslim Religious Movements, Sects, and Schools 327
E. Sultans and Sultanas of the Ottoman Empire 328
F. Muslim India 329
G. Rulers of Morocco 330
H. Rulers of Saudi Arabia 331
I. Rulers of Yemen 332
J. Rulers of Oman and Zanzibar 332
K. Rulers of Persia and Iran 332
L. Rulers of Afghanistan 333
M. Rulers of Crimea 334
N. Rulers of Central Asia 335
O. Rulers of Indonesia 336
P. Arab, Persian, and Turkish Contributions to the English Language 337
Q. Arab Foods 338
Book Reviews & Awards
“unique…. A useful reference work that is a delight to peruse”—Choice; “this volume picks up where [volume 1] left off”—Booklist; “presents significant events in the spread of Islam…extensive appendices”—Reference Reviews.