Translated from the Russian by Shahid Suhrawardy; xxviii, 146p., 23 cm. (First pub. in 1934) (Photographically Reproduced in 1986)
CONTENTS:- Foreword; Translator's Note; Intruduction; I. The Christian East and its Significance for Islam; II. The Beginnings of the Caliphate and of Arab Culture; III. Bagdad and the Further Development of Arab Culture; IV. Persian Culture and its Influence on other Lands; V. The Mongol Conquest and its Influence on Persian Culture; VI. The Mussulman World after the XVth Century.