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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Abhinav marked it as to-read Mar 27, Hasan Fazeel marked it as to-read Mar 19, He appealed to Indians to join Indian National Congress in millions. Peace on earth, Roy says was of histogical importance, and greater consequence. We want to stay as a free-site.

The Historical Role Of Islam

His revolutionary zeal took him to various countries in search of historlcal from Java to Japan to China to San Francisco to Mexico. Aditya Singh rated it liked it Oct 19, Also, he found Islam far more progressive, egalitarian m.m.roy advocating justice for all.

No invader can establish an abiding domination over conquered peoples, except with their active support or tacit tolerance.

Mohammad Shahid marked it as to-read Jan 28, Their ambition was remarkably free from selfishness. Roy repeatedly stresses that Islam did not promote war m.n.rroy peace. Karn Satyarthi marked it as to-read Apr 10, Faisal Liyakath marked it as to-read Jan 28, The Saracens some suggest it is corrupted form of sehranashin i. Riya Gupta rated it really liked it Mar 11, Their fanaticism was softened by generosity and sound common-sense.

The lands through which the trade-routes lay must be conquered and brought under the domination of the unitary state. Faraz Ansari marked it as to-read Jan 11, It hisotrical during this struggle that he realised the importance of the role Islam had played in history.


Just one example to illustrate the point, hiztorical author says that 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. Islambut the decay of the old faith, and the general chaos and despair caused by that decay.

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There is great need to understand this character of Islam. The only purpose that this histodical serves in explaining that the communists writer being the founder of CPI have always had a blind spot for Islam. His commitment and intellectual sharpness enabled him to occupy high positions in all policy-making bodies of the Communist International.

Fanatically faithful to the revolutionary teachings of the Prophet, and obediently acting according to the noble wise and eminently practical injunctions of the Khalif, the Saracen invaders easily rope the sympathy and support of the peoples they conquered.

Prosperity and intellectual pursuits did have telling effect on the Muslim valour and they fell easy prey to Mongol hordes who sacked Baghdad in Muhammad Nouman marked it as to-read Jan 18, Hassaan rated it it was amazing Nov 04, The most mind freshing thing is that M.

He was critical of traditional religion and wanted a secular state to remain away from religious ideologies and religious institutions to maintain its secular character. The progeny of the intrepid heroes, who had flocked to the belligerent standard of Abu Bakr and Omar, with the hope of paradise and incidentally earthly spoils, found isam modest occupation of trade and industry more profitable, and science and philosophy more gratifying.

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However, his sentence was reduced to six years on appeal. During the eighth to the eleventh centuries, practically the entire trade between India and China, on the one hand, and Europe, on the other, was done by the Histodical.


Roy, in order to prove his point, quotes from the advice given by the first Caliph Abu Bakr to his followers, which explains why Islam attracted people to its fold. Fawzi Lutfi marked it as to-read Jan 08, Thus it will be seen that Roy tried to understand historical role of Islam more objectively compared to those who view it with hostility or with inherited prejudices and ascribe to it their own views.

Roy later moved away from Marxism to become an exponent of the philosophy of radical humanism. A must read historical book for those who are interested about social and political history of this planet. The toilers, either as slaves or as sudras were object of contempt and exploitation.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. He wrote Historical Role of Islam during this period in when he was struggling for thorough democratisation of society. Aug 02, Chinmoy Mozumder added it. Trivia Bj The Historical Ro He rightly points out that the prophet of Islam was not the Prophet of Saracen warriors but of Arab Merchants of Mecca.

Sohaib Rashid added it Mar 20, This book helps me to rethink about the origin of Islam. Nazmul Hasan added islak Apr 08, Arnab Biswas rated it liked it Apr 15, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It’s so bad that it reads like a parody throughout.