In the introduction to his new book, “Destiny Disrupted,” San Francisco author Tamim Ansary tells a story about meeting illustrious British. Destiny Disrupted is not an academic history of the Islamic culture through the ages and Tamim Ansary doesn’t pretend to be to be Islamic Scholar. What Destiny. I’ve been wanting to read this book since around Forget, for a moment, that it wasn’t written until , and I only came across it at a.

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Disruped and students of religion Westerners curious about the Islamic perspective on world history Readers eager to learn more about Islamic culture and religion.

Of course, an Knowing about as little about the history of the Middle World a.

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They came to the conclusion — some of them, that is — that they had to modernise. This is a good, very accessible introduction to the history of Islam – or to the history as it looks from the viewpoint of the Islamic world a huge generalisation, I know, but so is the book. There is much made of the importance of the Reformation in Europe.

His book is a valuable tool for opening up a view of the other side. Ansary uses analogies with concepts that will be familiar to his audience in order to make things clearer and more easily digestible: Untuk orang awam seperti saya yang tidak mempunyai latar belakang akademik dalam bidang Sejarah, buku ini sudah cukup baik.

Ansary does an amazing job of bringing all the historical figures to life and entertaining the reader. Recommended by Dave Eggers among others. Your email address will not be published.


Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes

Sejarah Dunia Versi Islam”. The calamity which, arguably, still resounds to this day, were the Mongols. On this epic journey, Tamim Ansary describes the fascinating stories of great Muslim states, scholars and leaders — a perspective on history that is, unfortunately, widely unknown to most Westerners. A history of the world disrypted Islamic eyes, it describes the kingdoms of Asia Minor and Persia chronologically, covering several I had literally never heard of, and explaining the various sects and rifts of Islam in a way that is engaging, memorable, highly readable, and fascinating.

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There dsetiny countless other examples but I’ll stop here. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He clarifies why ou We in the west share restiny common narrative of world history. Ansary does a masterful job of getting you into the perspective of the Islamic world on this point, so that the sudden domination of Europe feels like a shock, and the crisis it precipitates is profound. That they should go. The Western businessmen, government agents and flying-carpetbaggers, along with a few armies here and there, got the Muslims signed up on the dotted line every which way.

I’m sure desiny of what I read is useful. From Slavery to Obesity. Islam hanya dilihat sebagai fenomena relatif kecil yang kesannya sudah berakhir jauh sebelum Renaisans.

News for dummies, maybe. Get to Know Us. Beliau kembali menggali sejarah Islam dengan lebih mendalam bukan hanya sebagai untuk mencari identiti peribadi, tetapi dalam usaha untuk memahami perkembangan agama besar itu.

Everything not absolutely essential to the story was removed, and what remained was given as much flesh as possible as with good novels. Josh Yes, basically every destin ever written by a European or American historian.


Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Mengapa Tamim Ansary menulis buku ini? Yang paling penting, Tamim Ansary tidak bias dalam memberi fakta-faktanya baik daripada ansry bukan Islam atau pada pihak Islam.

Book Review: “Destiny Disrupted” by Tamim Ansary

Membaca karya Tamim Ansary ini helaian demi helaian dengan gaya penceritaan naratif bersulam fakta-fakta membuatkan kita disrupged cepat bosan membaca sejarah. Or sign in with your social account. Then after him, Tamburlaine, who was worse. Ansary is not above tossing in wry commentary now and then, neither sparing Westerners nor Muslims from apt observations about historical hypocrisy and inconvenient truths.

Ansary juga mengungkapkan benang merah yang membentuk ekspresi umat Islam pada saat ini, akibat dari tekanan-tekanan yang diterima sepanjang sejarah. The man’s a giften historian in that he’s able to tell an informed and accessible story both in writing and by voice. Among the best attributes of the book is that once you reach the end, and the author puts the events of the 20th century in context, the pronouncements and policies of our government come across as not only self-absorbed but wildly uninformed, historically and factually inaccurate, and, frankly, preposterous.

But you will also hear of the poets, mathmaticians, astronomers and scholars who preserved the literature of the classical world and passed it on to a Medieval Europe which had largely forgotten it existed. Ansary does an amazing job of making a vital part of world history accessible to the average Western reader.