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Part I. The Origins of Islamic Civilization: The Middle East from c. 600-1200 Introduction The Preaching of Islam: 1. Arabia 2. The Life of the Prophet The Arab-Muslim Imperium, 632-945: 3. The Arab conquests and the socio-economic bases of empire 4. The Caliphate 5. Cosmopolitan Islam: the Islam of the imperial elite 6. Urban Islam: the Islam of the religious elites 7. Islamic culture and the separation of state and religion 8. The fall of the 'Abbasid empire From Islamic Culture to Islamic Society: Iran and Iraq, 945-c. 1200: 9. The post- 'Abbasid Middle Eastern state system 10. Muslim communities and Middle Eastern societies 11. The collective ideal 12. The personal ethic Conclusion Part II. The Worldwide Diffusion of Islamic Societies from the Tenth to the Nineteenth Century Introduction The Middle Eastern Islamic Societies: 13. Iran: the Mongol, Timurid, and Safavid empires 14. The Turkish migrations and the Ottoman empire 15. The Arab Middle East 16. Islamic North Africa and Spain to the nineteenth century Islam in Central and Southern Asia: 17. Inner Asia from the Mongol conquests to the nineteenth century 18. The Indian subcontinent: the Delhi Sultanates and the Mughal empire 19. The formation of Islamic societies in Southeast Asia Islam in Africa: 20. Islam in Sudanic, Savannah, and Forest West Africa 21. Islam in East Africa and the rise of European colonial empires Conclusion Part III. The Modern Transformation: Muslim Peoples in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries Introduction Nationalism and Islam in the Middle East: 22. Iran: state and religion in the modern era 23. The dissolution of the Ottoman empire and the modernization of Turkey 24. Egypt: secularism and Islamic modernity 25. The Arab Middle East: Arabism, military states, and Islam 26. North Africa in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries Secularism and Islam in Central and Southern Asia: 27. The Indian subcontinent: India, Pakistan and Bangladesh 28. Islam in Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines 29. Inner Asia under Russian and Chinese rule Islam in Twentieth-Century Africa: 30. Islam in West Africa 31. Islam in East Africa 32. Muslims in Europe and America Conclusion: secularized Islam and Islamic revival.