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This book was recommended to me by a former student, now a professor of history. We had been commiserating about the lack of knowledge by American leaders and citizenry on the... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Deborah W. Seigman
I thought Islam was just a religion. Apparently it has always been an authoritarian political movement, a la communism. Karsh's book was eye-opening. I recommend it.Published 4 months ago by ToilandTrust
Sadly, the knowledge of Islamic Imperialism by the current media and politicians is totally lacking. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Dan
A masterpiece by a master historian. Karsh lays out the imperialist history of Islam by detailing it's spread via violence and conquest throughout the now Islamic world, and also... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Cliff Pinto
A must read to gain a greater understanding of how the Arab and the Muslim minds work. Important for understanding what is happening in the Middle East between the various... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Phillip R. Yoho
He tells it like it is. I would of preferred much less 'sensitivity' in sharing a scholarly view of all the material presented. (He probably was afraid of a Jihad against him!)Published 17 months ago by Isaac H
I found this to be a superb book. As a Christian, it gave me a much better understanding of Islam, and I felt much more at peace with them after having read it. Read morePublished on April 22, 2013 by Melvin D Frerking