Saladin

ISBN9780306825422
PublisherHachette Book Group
PublishedNovember 28, 2017
Pages320
AuthorJohn Man
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.3 Kg.
Height9.0 in.
Width6.0 in.
Depth0.9 in.

Saladin

John Man

PAPERBACK

November 28, 2017

In this authoritative biography, historian John Man brings Saladin and his world to life with vivid detail in "a rollicking good story" (Justin Marozzi).

As the man who united the Arabs and saved Islam from Christian crusaders in the twelfth century, Saladin is the Islamic world's preeminent hero. A ruthless defender of his faith and a brilliant leader, he also possessed qualities that won admiration from his Christian foes. But Saladin is far more than a historical hero. He is a symbol of hope for an Arab world once again divided, an immensely potent icon of religious and military resistance to the West. Saladinexplores the life and enduring legacy of this champion of Islam while examining his significance for the world today.

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ISBN9780306825422
PublisherHachette Book Group
PublishedNovember 28, 2017
Pages320
AuthorJohn Man
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.3 Kg.
Height9.0 in.
Width6.0 in.
Depth0.9 in.

Synopsis

In this authoritative biography, historian John Man brings Saladin and his world to life with vivid detail in "a rollicking good story" (Justin Marozzi).

As the man who united the Arabs and saved Islam from Christian crusaders in the twelfth century, Saladin is the Islamic world's preeminent hero. A ruthless defender of his faith and a brilliant leader, he also possessed qualities that won admiration from his Christian foes. But Saladin is far more than a historical hero. He is a symbol of hope for an Arab world once again divided, an immensely potent icon of religious and military resistance to the West. Saladinexplores the life and enduring legacy of this champion of Islam while examining his significance for the world today.

Buy Saladin by John Man at Fully Booked online and at Fully Booked branches in the Philippines.

Editorial Reviews

"A tale about the life of a man and the passions that drove him"

– Roanoke Times

"A worthy biography of an important Muslim hero"

– Foreword Reviews

"The author of this book is an entertaining storyteller with an ear for a good turn of phrase."

– The Historian