1 DESTINY DISRUPTED
BY TAMIM ANSARY
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In Destiny Disrupted, Tamim Ansary tells the rich story of world history as the Islamic world saw it, from the time of Mohammed to the fall of the Ottoman Empire and beyond. In the West we share a common narrative of world history, one that runs from the Nile Valley and Mesopotamia, through Greece and Rome, to the rise of the secular state and the triumph of democracy. But our story largely omits a whole civilisation that until quite recently saw itself at the centre of world history, whose citizens shared an entirely different narrative for a...