Document Analysis of “A History of Medieval Islam” by J.J. Saunders

 

One can crucially think and intellectually assumed that the civilization of the Arabs brought a medieval golden age that unified the whole West and South Asia, Northern Africa, and Southeastern Europe; stretching from Mesopotamia (Iraq), Persia (Iran), Asia Minor (Turkey), Egypt, the Arabian Peninsula, and India to the backdoors of the European continent (Spain) – was a product of the propagation of one powerful ideology, which is Islam.

In the book written by J.J. Saunders, a historian of middle age Islam, poignantly narrated the Islamic and Arab historiography in his book published in 1965 entitled “A History of Medieval Islam,” which have explicitly expressed a well-crafted academic research work during the medieval society of West Asia and the political interventions of different empires who have had occupied the whole boundless yet fragile region.

The proponent will succinctly try to examine this hypothesis, whether an indispensable Islam have unified half of the world through an inconsequential Arab civilization and factors that brought occupations into reality. The document in the last chapter, “The Civilization of Medieval Islam” will be the subject to a critical analysis.

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After 9/11: A Troika of Perceptions of Bush, Powell, and Rumsfeld on the Creation of the USA PATRIOT ACT of 2001

The researcher is investigating on the perceptions of the three leaders in maneuvering and speeding up the legislation of the controversial USA PATRIOT Act that after the infamous Sept. 9, 2001 event, this act was enacted in less than one month and thirteen days in the Senate and approved (Oct. 26, 2001) by Pres. Bush immediately.

The purpose of this study is to assess the schema of the three US leaders using Operational Code analysis through the Verbs In Context System method of content analysis in influencing in the creation of the said law. This will also serve if the perceptions of the three US leaders are consonance with a certain pattern of political belief , that somehow affect the thinking of other leaders as manifested in creating anti-terrorism laws worldwide.

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