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Destiny Disrupted

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Tamim Ansary

Narrated By: Tamim Ansary

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: April 2009

Duration: 17 hours 31 minutes

Summary:

With storytelling brio and evenhanded sympathy to all sides of the story, Ansary clarifies how the Muslim world views the history of the world and what they therefore make of our own version of events.
Until about 1800, the West and the Islamic realm were like two adjacent, parallel universes, each assuming itself to be the center of the world while ignoring the other. As Europeans colonized the globe, the two world histories intersected, and the Western narrative drove the other one under. The West hardly noticed, but the Islamic world found the encounter profoundly disrupting.
By revealing that parallel “other” narrative to the chapter we are living today, this book will help us to make sense of today’s world conflicts. Ansary traces the history of the Muslim world from pre-Mohammedan days through 9/11, introducing the people, events, and key turning points, not only in terms of what happened but also in terms of how those events were understood and interpreted.

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  • Amr H

    Regardless few historical inaccuracies, this book does an excellent job in introducing any reader the perspective of Muslims of world history.

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