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  1. Landscapes of the Islamic World: Archaeology History and Ethnography

    Landscapes of the Islamic World: Archaeology History and Ethnography [Hardback]

    Stephen McPhillips (Editor); Paul D. Wordsworth (Editor)

    £49.00

    ISBN: 9780812247640
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Islamic societies of the past have often been characterized as urban, with rural and other extra-urban landscapes cast in a lesser or supporting role in the studies of Islamic history and archaeology. Yet throughout history, the countryside w... .... Learn More
  2. About Antiquities

    About Antiquities: Politics of Archaeology in the Ottoman Empire [Paperback]

    Zeynep Celik (Author)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9781477310618
    Published by : University of Texas Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Antiquities have been pawns in empire-building and global rivalries; power struggles; assertions of national and cultural identities; and cross-cultural exchanges, cooperation, abuses, and misunderstandings all with the underlying element of ... .... Learn More
  3. The Last Civilized Place

    The Last Civilized Place: Sijilmasa and its Saharan Destiny [Paperback]

    Ronald A. Messier (Author); James A. Miller (Author)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781477311356
    Published by : University of Texas Press
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     Set along the Sahara's edge, Sijilmasa was an African El Dorado, a legendary city of gold. But unlike El Dorado, Sijilmasa was a real city, the pivot in the gold trade between ancient Ghana and the Mediterranean world. Following its eme... .... Learn More
  4. Le Qsar, Type d'implantation humaine au Sahara: Architecture du Sud Algerien

    Le Qsar, Type d'implantation humaine au Sahara: Architecture du Sud Algerien [Paperback]

    Mounia Chekhab-Abudaya (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781784913472
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    The qsar corresponds to a type of human settlement widely distributed in the Sahara desert, including many examples located today in southern Morocco, southern Algeria, southern Tunisia, Libya, Mauritania and Mali. This architectural model is... .... Learn More
  5. Medieval Rural Settlements in the Syrian Coastal Region (12th and 13th Centuries) (Archaeolingua Central European Archaeological Heritage Series)

    Medieval Rural Settlements in the Syrian Coastal Region (12th and 13th Centuries) (Archaeolingua Central European Archaeological Heritage Series) [Paperback]

    Balasz Major (Author)

    £52.00

    ISBN: 9781784912048
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    This book is the result of more than a dozen years of research in the field of the hitherto unstudied medieval settlement pattern of the Syrian coastal region in the 12th and 13th centuries. The conclusions presented in this work were reached... .... Learn More
  6. Medieval and Post-Medieval Ceramics in the Eastern Mediterranean - Fact and Fiction

    Medieval and Post-Medieval Ceramics in the Eastern Mediterranean - Fact and Fiction [Paperback]

    Joanita Vroom (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9782503565125
    Published by : Brepols
    The focus in this varied collection of studies by key scholars in the field is on the material culture (especially ceramics) of the eastern Mediterranean during Medieval and Post-Medieval times. The scope of the contributions encompasses arch... .... Learn More
  7. Foodways and Daily Life in Medieval Anatolia: A New Social History

    Foodways and Daily Life in Medieval Anatolia: A New Social History [Paperback]

    Nicolas Trepanier (Author)

    £17.99

    ISBN: 9781477309926
    Published by : University of Texas Press
    Byzantine rule over Anatolia ended in the eleventh century, leaving the population and its Turkish rulers to build social and economic institutions throughout the region. The emerging Anatolian society comprised a highly heterogeneous populat... .... Learn More
  8. Ibn Tulun

    Ibn Tulun [Hardback]

    Tarek Swelim (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9789774166914
    Published by : American University in Cairo Press
    Ahmad ibn Tulun (835–84), the son of a Turkic slave in the Abbasid court of Baghdad, became the founder of the first independent state in Egypt since antiquity, and builder of Egypt’s short-lived third capital of the I... .... Learn More
  9. North Africa Under Byzantium and Early Islam

    North Africa Under Byzantium and Early Islam [Hardback]

    Susan T. Stevens (Editor); Jonathan Conant (Editor)

    £55.95

    ISBN: 9780884024088
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    The profound economic and strategic significance of the province of “Africa” made the Maghreb highly contested in the Byzantine period—by the Roman (Byzantine) empire, Berber kingdoms, and eventually also Muslim Arabs—as each group sought to ... .... Learn More
  10. Sharma: Un Entrepot de Commerce Medieval sur la Cote du Hadramawt (Yemen ca 980-1180) (British Foundation for the Study of Arabia Monographs)

    Sharma: Un Entrepot de Commerce Medieval sur la Cote du Hadramawt (Yemen ca 980-1180) (British Foundation for the Study of Arabia Monographs) [Paperback]

    Axelle Rougelle (Editor)

    £88.00

    ISBN: 9781784911942
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Cited by al-Muqaddasī in c.985 and then by al-Idrīsī in c.1150, the medieval port of Sharma was discovered in 1996 at the extremity of the Ra's Sharma, 50km east of al-Shiḥr on the Ḥaḍramawt coast of Yemen; it was excavated in 2001-2005. This... .... Learn More

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