Venture of Islam, The, (Vol. 3 The Gunpowder Empires and Modern Times), Hodgson, 2001, vg-pb

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Item Condition: Used Very Good. The Venture of Islam: Conscience and History in a World Civilization (Volume 3, The Gunpowder Empires and Modern Times) by Marshall G.S. Hodgson.  The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois (U.S.A.), 2001.  469p. 5.75×1.00×9.00.  Tan illustrated paper wrappers with black/burgundy titling. Clean, softcover in VERY GOOD condition.  Tightly bound with smooth back strip.  Wear to covers/edges/corners, including cut to far edge of last page/back cover; clear tape repair to rear cover.  Whiteout tape to previous owner’s name on half-title page.  Prologue; Maps; Tables; Time-Lines; Epilogue; Selective Bibliography; Glossary.

Covers the great ‘gunpowder’ empires of the 16th-17th century – Safavid Iran, Timurid (Mogul) India, Ottoman Turkey – their 18th-century decline, European hegemony of the 19th century with separate histories of Turkey, India, Egypt, and Iran in the 19th and early 20th centuries, a comprehensive chapter centered on the post-World War II era, with an epilogue emphasizing the Muslim religion’s need for sensitivity and new vision with which to solve mankind’s problems.

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THE VENTURE OF ISLAM: CONSCIENCE AND HISTORY IN A WORLD CIVILIZATION (Volume 3, The Gunpowder Empires and Modern Times) by Marshall G.S. Hodgson. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois (U.S.A.), 2001. v – vi + 469pp. 5.75×1.00×9.00. Tan illustrated paper wrappers with black/burgundy titling. Clean, softcover in VERY GOOD condition. Tightly bound with smooth back strip. Wear to covers/edges/corners, including cut to far edge of last page/back cover; clear tape repair to rear cover. Whiteout tape to previous owner's name on half-title page. Prologue; Maps; Tables; Time-Lines; Epilogue; Selective Bibliography; Glossary. Covers the great 'gunpowder' empires of the 16th-17th century – Safavid Iran, Timurid (Mogul) India, Ottoman Turkey – their 18th century decline, European hegemony of the 19th century with separate histories of Turkey, India, Egypt, and Iran in the 19th and early 20th centuries, a comprehensive chapter centered on the post-World War II era, with an epilogue emphasizing the Muslim religion's need for sensitivity and new vision with which to solve mankind's problems.