The Historical Role Of Islam has 20 ratings and 6 reviews. Shadin said: This book helps me to rethink about the origin of Islam. M.N Roy described shor. The historical role of Islam by Manabendra Nath Roy, , Vora & Co. edition, Microform in English – Fifth Impression. Historical Role Of Islam Bookyards is the world’s biggest online library where you can find a large selection of free ebooks. Download or Author, M. N. Roy.

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Be merciful; slay neither old men, nor women, nor children. Roy also counters the myth that Islam and war go together.

Roy, unlike other historians or interpreters of Islam did not confine this understanding to the religious and spiritual side of Islam but brought to the front its political side and rich cultural contribution. He wrote Historical Role of Islam during this period in when he was struggling for thorough democratisation of society. The Historical Role Of Islam: Mamnoon Khan rated it really liked it Sep 28, His commitment and intellectual sharpness enabled him to occupy high positions in all policy-making bodies of the Communist International.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. But the riches they extract are unequally shared between those who labour and those who possess. Then he gives example of Omrou.

In the initial stages of its history, it was essentially a call for the unity of the nomadic tribes inhabiting the Arabian desert. Thereafter Roy went to Moscow in and met Lenin to discuss with him the national liberation movements in colonial countries. War was no longer the passion and proud profession of the Saracens, because od had found interest and delight in a peaceful world created by the prowess of their forefathers. Mohammed Khan marked it as to-read Mar 22, Under the domination of the followers of the Prophet, unbelieving peoples were allowed to hold their imperfect faiths and to continue their perverse worships.


Sohaib Rashid added it Mar 20, Close Log in Forget? Small book, it took me so long only because I got sidetracked and came back to re-read from beginning again this weekend.

Rope one example to illustrate the point, the author says that Islam allowed freedom of conscience to all who placed themselves under its protection whereas the whole history of islam is a counter example to this theory. During the eighth to the eleventh centuries, practically the entire trade between India and China, on the one hand, and Europe, on the other, was done by the Arabs. It lays great emphasis on all hisyorical of justice, social, economic as well as gender justice.

Shantanu Singh marked it as to-read May 02, The northern routes nistorical trade with China, which passed through Constantinople to Italy and other countries of Western Europe, had become extremely risky owing to the Scythian inroads and ruinous fiscal policy of the Byzantine Empire. The idea of social equity was unknown in all the lands of ancient civilisation.

The Historical Role Of Islam

Also, he found Islam far more progressive, egalitarian and advocating justice for all. This book helps me to rethink about the origin of Islam. Arnab Biswas rated it liked it Apr 15, Meera marked it as to-read Jan 20, And this is precisely what happened and the ruler of Sassanid Empire had to run for his life. Your email address will not be published. He appealed to Indians to join Indian National Congress in millions. Justice forms one of the core teachings of Islam. Nishant is currently reading it May 20, Even the temporal interest of Arabian merchants required it; for trade thrives under peaceful conditions.


The Historical Role Of Islam: An Essay On Islamic Culture by M.N. Roy

Shk Hassan marked it as to-read May 22, Majeed IbnuMuhammad rated it really liked it Mar 03, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

It is interesting to note that prosperity and valour in battlefield do not go together. Seen in this background Roy viewed Islam and its historical role with unprejudiced mind and therein lies the importance of this book. Roy gives few examples of the style of those early revolutionaries. This is one of the worst books that I have ever read.

In the Empire of Saracens they belonged to the ruling class. Shahid rated it it was amazing Sep 08, It’s so bad that it reads like a parody throughout.

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