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By David Nicolle, Angus McBride

The dramatic eruption of the Arab peoples from Arabia after their adoption of the Muslim religion within the seventh century is still some of the most remarkable occasions in global background. by means of the top of that century they governed a nation that stretched from the Atlantic to India, from southern Arabia to crucial Asia, masking a space some distance more than that of the Roman Empire. for that reason struggle, not less than one of the nomadic bedouin, was once a regular point of existence. Complemented via various illustrations, together with 8 complete web page color plates via Angus McBride, this exact textual content via David Nicolle tells the genuine tale of the armies of the Muslim conquest.

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