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  1. Charles Masson and the Buddhist Sites of Afghanistan

    Charles Masson and the Buddhist Sites of Afghanistan: Explorations, Excavations, Collections 1833-1835 [Paperback]

    Elizabeth Errington (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861592159
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 215
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    From 1833–8, Charles Masson (1800–1853) was employed by the British East India Company to explore the ancient sites in south-east Afghanistan. During this period, he surveyed over a hundred sites around Kabul, Jalalabad and Wardak, making numerous... .... Learn More
  2. Medieval Jerusalem: Forging an Islamic City in Spaces Sacred to Christians and Jews

    Medieval Jerusalem: Forging an Islamic City in Spaces Sacred to Christians and Jews [Hardback]

    Jacob Lassner (Author)

    £69.95

    ISBN: 9780472130368
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
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    Medieval Jerusalem examines an old question that has recently surfaced and given rise to spirited discussion among Islamic historians and archeologists: what role did a city revered for its holiness play in the unfolding politics of the early Isla... .... Learn More
  3. The Life of the Red Sea Dhow

    The Life of the Red Sea Dhow: A Cultural History of Seaborne Exploration in the Islamic World [Hardback]

    Dionisius A. Agius (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781848858060
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
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    For centuries the waters of the Red Sea have been amongst the most hazardous and feared in the world. Strong or erratic winds have taken lives and broken boats, smashed against rocks or hidden sandbars. Pirates too have menaced: some out for ... .... Learn More
  4. Architecture and Landscape in Medieval Anatolia, 1100-1500

    Architecture and Landscape in Medieval Anatolia, 1100-1500 [Hardback]

    Patricia Blessing (Editor); Rachel Goshgarian (Editor)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9781474411295
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    Anatolia was home to a large number of polities in the medieval period. Given its location at the geographical and chronological juncture between Byzantines and the Ottomans, its story tends to be read through the Seljuk experience. This obscures ... .... Learn More
  5. 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
    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
  6. Medieval Urban Landscape in Northeastern Mesopotamia

    Medieval Urban Landscape in Northeastern Mesopotamia [Paperback]

    Karel Novacek (Editor); Miroslav Melcak (Editor); Lenka Starkova (Editor); Narmin Ali Muhammad Amin (Editor)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781784915186
    Published by : Archaeopress
    More than fifteen sites of either confirmed or conjectured urban status existed between the 6th and 19th centuries in the particular region of northeastern Mesopotamia, bounded by the rivers Great Zāb, Little Zāb and Tigris. This present stud... .... Learn More
  7. 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)

    £65.00

    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
  8. 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)

    Regular Price: £52.00

    Special Price: £42.00

    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
  9. 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
  10. 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)

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price: £40.00

    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

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