Below are books that I have read to support this blog.
Hourani, Albert. A History of the Arab Peoples. 1st edition. Belknap Press, 1991.
Hoyland, Robert G. Arabia and the Arabs: From the Bronze Age to the Coming of Islam. 1st edition. Routledge, 2001.
Hoyland, Robert G. In God’s Path: The Arab Conquests and the Creation of an Islamic Empire. Oxford University Press, 2017.
Hoyland, Robert G. Seeing Islam as Others Saw It: A Survey and Evaluation of Christian, Jewish and Zoroastrian Writings on Early Islam. The Darwin Press Inc., 1998.
Small, Keith E. Textual Criticism and Qur’an Manuscripts. Lexington Books, 2012.