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The Generalship of Muhammad
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The Generalship of Muhammad: Battles and Campaigns of the Prophet of Allah

Russ Rodgers

Abstract

In the burning deserts of Arabia came an insurgency that would later conquer the Sasanid Persian Empire and overrun large portions of Byzantine territory. But before this could happen, the important tribe of the Quraysh of Makkah had to be brought into submission to Islam. How did Muhammad, the last and most important prophet of Allah, recruit, train, and organize his forces? How did he strip his key nemesis, the Quraysh, of their allies? How did he fight against forces that outnumbered him and even defeated him on the field of battle and yet still emerge triumphant in the end? And even more i ... More

Keywords: Islam, Muhammad, Quraysh, Arabia, insurgency, counterinsurgency, asymmetric warfare, logistics, tactics, strategy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780813037660
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813037660.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Russ Rodgers, author

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