Please explain the origins, spread, and evolution of Islamic Civilization from the birth of Mohammed until 1600 AD. What was Arabia like in 600? What was revolutionary about the message of Islam at this time? How did it spread, and how did it change over time as it interacted with African, Mediterranean, Persian and Indian cultures?
The book is Ways of the world a brief global history.
should include a minimum of 1 citation per body paragraph from the book.