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Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes

In conversation with Amir Hussain, Assoc. Professor of Theological Studies, LMU
Co-presented with The Center for Global Understanding
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Episode Summary
Ansary, native of Afghanistan and astute cultural interpreter, tells the rich story of world history as the Islamic world sees it, from the time of Mohammed to the fall of the Ottoman Empire and beyond.

Participant(s) Bio
Tamim Ansary is the author of the memoir West of Kabul, East of New York, and has been a major contributing writer to several secondary school history textbooks. Born in Afghanistan, he now lives in San Francisco, where he is director of the San Francisco Writers Workshop and writes a column for