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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Slowly, piece by piece, these empires were places further and further under the thumb of European powers.

Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes – Tamim Ansary – Google Books

Penulis menukilkan dengan sangat baik sumbangan Al-Ghazali kepada dunia Islam walaupun secara sepintas lalu. I think this disclaimer on his part is both wise and accurate. I consider myself well read, but learned a lot from this book and it was fascinating to read.

There are occasional mistakes I happen to know for a fact that the people living around the Baltic sea that the Northn Crusades set out to Christianise were not Slavs Ketika beliau terlibat dalam satu projek untuk merangka silibus pengajaran dalam buku teks sekolah di Texas untuk matapelajaran sejarah, mereka sepakat dalam banyak perkara kecuali tentang untuk memberikan cakupan yang lebih luas tentang Islam dalam sejarah dunia itu.

That all past events have progressively lead step by step to our own existence, as if we the storytellers are the ultimate goal and purpose of distupted civilization. But the book is more than just a litany of past events. Jul 27, John rated it really liked it Shelves: Ansary does an excellent job parsing the various currents and forces that flowed through the Muslim world, explaining how they reacted to the change of events and why.

Juga tidak ketinggalan perkembangan agama ketika itu disrrupted bermula awal seperti Zoroastrianisme.

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I listened to Blackstone Audio’s production of the book, narrated by Ansary himself. Share your thoughts with other customers. Thanks for telling us about the problem. This book fits neatly as a grand narrative of Islam and helps to set contemporary events and worldviews into a historical context. Those who say that Muslims are incapable of peaceful, heterogeneous coexistence in societies that value reason and democratic principles ignore the fact that such Muslim societies existed for centuries.


State of the Union Log in Log in. The House of Wisdom: And yet I understand that impulse not to engage. Doesn’t make it the truth or totally accurate. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. The Dar-al-Islam, or the entire region that Ansary calls the “Middle World,” between the European-dominated West and the Chinese-dominated East, grew, expanded, experienced theological and political revolutions, technological and scientific and literary evolution, and several foreign invasions much more significant than those Crusades that everyone today thinks were the most significant East-West interaction before the modern day.

Antara kelebihan penulis ini juga ialah, beliau bukan sahaja sememangnya berasal daripada sebuah negara Islam yang sememangnya sejak dari kecil terdedah dengan ajaran Islam tetapi beliau juga kemudiaannya telah berhijrah dan tinggal di Amerika Syarikat dan menekuni dunia Barat itu sendiri. This is where Islam erupted — is there any other word? Terutamanya jika anda membaca versi terjemahan dalam Bahasa Indonesia ini. Start reading Destiny Disrupted on your Kindle in under a minute. Upgrade to Premium now and get unlimited access to the Blinkist library.

Apa jadinya bila tentara Muslim kalah di Yarmuk? Louis Post-Dispatch”If you want to put today’s headlines about jihadist suicide bombings into the much larger context of history, you’d be well advised to settle in with Destiny Disrupted.

Yes, destinh Muslims, religion has never been a separate entity from the state, as it came to be in the West, but still, Islam served the interests of rulers, got coopted by those in power, brought down those in power, caused fragmentation and changes in government according to different factions’ understanding of how a proper Islamic state should be run, and so conflicts between clergy and kings did play out in their own way in the Middle East too.

They were at worst a nuisance, really only conquering four major cities and not penetrating into the Muslim heartland. Is there some history of abuse? Among the most interesting chapters to me was the discussion of the three superpowers that divided the region and co-existed relatively peacefully for centuries: We can notify you when this item is back in stock.


As the Europeans shed their second questions, it paved the way for their sudden technological and societal surge from peasants to world leaders.

This resentment led to occasional civil unrest. The first Islamic Empire spread tamin Central Asia to Iberia, making it one of the largest in history.

Book Review: “Destiny Disrupted” by Tamim Ansary

Especially when people are looking for a comprehensive-but-approachable way to look at world history through the lens of Islam, there’s no better book. Destiny Disrupted offers a vital perspective on world conflicts many now find so puzzling. Sign up for Blinkist. Here again as a catastrophic intertwining of the Muslim and Western narrative still about secular modernism versus back-to-source Islamism, the other still about superpower rivalry and control of oil, though couched in rhetoric about democracy and totalitarianism.

If you don’t mind having numerous historical errors in your histories Islamic Perspectives’, what Desriny does is to provide a largely western liberal account of an eastern-centric history – it almost makes no difference that Ansary is ori I was patient with this book, in terms of trying to figure out when this moment of ‘a history of the world through Islamic eyes’ would emerge, but it never did. What we need is the news w Things happen, seemingly for a reason. The Mongols, on the other hand Nilai itu yang ditulis oleh Tamim Ansary dalam bukunya “Destiny Disrupted: I’m a major history buff.

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. Dunia tengah yang dimaksudkan ini ialah dunia tengah sebelum kemunculan Islam.

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Jul 26, Annikky rated it really liked it. This book helped me to understand that.

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