Book/Printed MaterialUnpublished documents on the history of the Seychelles Islands anterior to 1810 ... This compilation of documents is an important source for the study of the early history of the Seychelles, an archipelago located in the western Indian Ocean north of Madagascar. Previously uninhabited, the islands were explored by the Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama in the early 1500s. In the 1740s, the French sent expeditions from the Isle de France (present-day Mauritius) to the Seychelles, and...
- Contributor: Fauvel, A. A.
- Date: 1909-01-01
- Resource: - 469 pages
Book/Printed MaterialThe preaching of Islam; a history of the propagation of the Muslim faith, The Preaching of Islam: A History of the Propagation of the Muslim Faith is an important early work by the British Orientalist and historian of Islamic art Sir Thomas Walker Arnold (1864-1930). Arnold was born in Devonport, Devon, England, and graduated from Magdalene College, Cambridge. In 1888 he moved to British India, where he taught philosophy at the Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College (present-day Aligarh Muslim...
- Contributor: Arnold, Thomas Walker
- Date: 1913-01-01
- Resource: - 482 pages