N.I. Matar. Illustrated by H.N. Haddad.
Starting with the life of the prophet Mohammed,
Islam For Beginners details the historic beginnings
of Islam and its spread throughout the Middle
East and Africa on to the European and American
continents. It describes the major achievements of
the Muslim community worldwide and examines
the influence Islam has had on other cultures.
In keeping with Islamic tradition, the illustrations
in the book are rendered in two-dimensional
silhouettes and shadows and include the
repetitive, extendible patterns representative of