San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
John Mc Hugo talks about his recently published work A Concise History of the Arabs, which deals with the political, social and intellectual history of the Arabs, from the Roman Empire to the present day. His talk covers the mission of Prophet Muhammad, the expansion of Islam, medieval and modern conflicts, the interaction with Western ideas, the struggle to escape foreign domination, the rise of Islamism and end of the era of dictators. A Q&A session will follow.
This talk is part of the London History Festival