Lewis writes in the introduction that his publishers and reviewers in recent years have sensationalized the book by linking the study to modern Islamic terrorism. Read morePublished 13 months ago by L. King
No wonder many hate Bernard Lewis in my homeland but still read his books. If we could write about the medieval history of Europe for instance with this clarity and skillfull... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Desert Moh
If you enjoy reading really dry books then this one is for you....The book was informative while at the same time boring.... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Ricardus Tercius
This is a teacher's book - sometimes pretty uneasy to read. Reminds me a couple of guys at university who "understood themselves"
Don't get me wrong I am commenting the... Read more
Truth be told I bought this because I'm an Assassin creed fan but after buying this for my kindle fire I could hardly put it down and I am loving everything i am reading with in... Read morePublished on January 30, 2013 by Yahiko
It took me awhile to get the book, considering I kept having to re-order it from different companies....but I finally got it! And it is a fascinating read! Read morePublished on May 7, 2012 by kittkatt
Bernard Lewis is one of the foremost Western scholars on the Middle East, which is alone enough to make Edward Said want to spit in his hat. Read morePublished on April 22, 2012 by Matthew M. Howell