Need book recommendations. What are some great books on history of Islam and history of Persian Empire and Central Asia?
– Empires of the Silk Road: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present
– Lost Enlightenment: Central Asia’s Golden Age from the Arab Conquest to Tamerlane
– The Silk Road: A New History
– A History of Iran: Empire of the Mind
– The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live In
– When Baghdad Ruled the Muslim World: The Rise and Fall of Islam’s Greatest Dynasty
– In God’s Path: The Arab Conquests and the Creation of an Islamic Empire