The Historical Role Of Islam has 20 ratings and 6 reviews. Shadin said: This book helps me to rethink about the origin of Islam. M.N Roy described shor. The historical role of Islam by Manabendra Nath Roy, , Vora & Co. edition, Microform in English – Fifth Impression. Historical Role Of Islam Bookyards is the world’s biggest online library where you can find a large selection of free ebooks. Download or Author, M. N. Roy.

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In his administration of the conquered kingdoms of the Pharaos and the Ptolmies, the Arab warrior sought with success to mend glaring inequities that had offended his poetic vision. Molest not those men who live retired from the world.

The Sword of God was unsheathed only when neither of the alternatives was accepted. He also points out that European renaissance would not have been possible but for Arabs who preserved Greek knowledge and passed it on to Europe through Averos.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Roy, himself a one time revolutionary. Hassaan rated it it was amazing Nov 04, Meera marked it as to-read Jan 20, silam Refresh and try again.

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Dec 23, Tanvir Klion rated it it was amazing. Your email address will not be published. Be merciful; slay neither old men, histoeical women, nor children. Destroy neither fruit trees, nor grains, nor cattle.

A part of the wealth produced by the toiling masses, when left with themselves, becomes a powerful impetus to trade. The Historical Role Of Islam: His revolutionary zeal historkcal him to various countries in search of arms from Java to Japan to China to San Francisco to Mexico. What was necessary was their subjugation to the believers of the new creed. The early historians of Islam like Baladhuri also point out that oppressed people of Roman Empire opened the doors of strong citadels as these invaders were seen as liberators.


Islam, besides other things greatly m.nroy the importance of justice. Debashish marked it as to-read Apr 20, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

Fanatically faithful to the revolutionary teachings m.n.toy the Prophet, and obediently acting according to the noble wise and eminently practical injunctions of the Khalif, historicao Saracen invaders easily enlisted the sympathy and support of the peoples they conquered. Sukarjakhro marked it as to-read Apr 17, Just one example to illustrate the point, the author says m.nroy Islam allowed freedom of conscience to all who placed themselves under its protection whereas the whole history of islam is a counter example to this theory.

Roy, with his Marxist background and sharp intellect could penetrate to the causes of the rapid spread of Islam with its revolutionary message. Mohammad Shahid marked it as to-read Jan 28, The Arabs and other Muslims showed their intellectual calibre too and also engaged in trade and industry. Want to Read saving…. However, his sentence was reduced to six years on appeal.

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Seen in this background Roy viewed Islam and its historical role with unprejudiced mind and therein lies the importance of this book. Nishant is currently reading it May 20, Roy was also aware that the state of war and conquest did not last for ever. He just mindblowingly avoided the “spiritual Islam”. Aug 02, Chinmoy Mozumder added it.

Islambut the decay of the old faith, and the general chaos and despair caused by that decay.


Manabendra Nath Roy 21 March — 26 Januaryborn Narendra Nath Bhattacharya, was an Indian revolutionary, radical activist and political theorist. Close Log in Forget? It is interesting to note that prosperity and valour in battlefield do not go together. Imam Husain, the grandson of the Prophet made a lastly attempt to restore Islamic values through his martyrdom but his was the last protest. However, he was highly appreciative of democratic and egalitarian character of Islam and Islamic teachings.


Small book, it took me so long only because I got sidetracked and came back to re-read from beginning again this weekend.

Historical Role of Islam: An Essay on Islamic Culture – Manabendra Nath Roy – Google Books

Roy points out that Islam promoted trade unlike feudal monarchs of ancient empires persecuted traders and levied heavy taxes on them. He rightly points out that the prophet of Islam was not the Prophet of Saracen warriors but of Arab Merchants of Mecca.

After their conquest of Syria, Mesopotamia, Persia and the territories across the Oxus, the Arabs captured the Chinese trade and diverted it to pass through their domain of North Africa and Spain, ultimately to reach the markets of Western Europe. In the Empire of Saracens they belonged to the ruling class.

The Historical Role Of Islam

Shabeeb Alikkal added it Mar 14, Roy, however, is aware of the fact that Islam did not spread because of its intolerance of other faiths but the inner contradiction of pre-existing religions. Peace on earth, Roy says was of immediate importance, and greater consequence.

N Roy described shortly why Islam is much influencial. Umesh rated it really liked it Apr 15, And we do not prefer to get support from any agency hiztorical government.

It lays great emphasis on all forms of justice, social, economic as well as gender justice. Justice forms one of the core teachings of Islam.