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  1. Mázandarán and Astarábád

    Mázandarán and Astarábád [Paperback]

    H. L. Rabino (Author); Charles Melville (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781909724921
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
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    Mázandarán and Astarábád was first published as volume VII of the new series of the E.J.W. Gibb Memorial Series (1928). Much of the data was retrieved in the course of two expeditions by the author, one in spring of 1908 and the other between Nove... .... Learn More
  2. The Geographical Part of the Nuzhat al-qulūb

    The Geographical Part of the Nuzhat al-qulūb [Paperback]

    Ḥamd-Allāh Mustaufī (Author); Guy Le Strange (Author); Charles Melville (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781909724884
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Guy Le Strange (1854-1933) pioneered the study of the historical geography of the Middle East, and especially Persia, notably in his Lands of the Eastern Caliphate (Cambridge, 1905) and the present work which contains an English translation o... .... Learn More
  3. Introduction à l’Histoire des Mongols de Fadl Allah Rashid ed-din

    Introduction à l’Histoire des Mongols de Fadl Allah Rashid ed-din [Paperback]

    Edgard Blochet (Author); Charles Melville (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781909724846
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Edgard Blochet (1870-1937), the French orientalist, left his mark in several areas of Middle Eastern and Asian studies. In 1910 his introduction to Rashīd al-Dīn’s Jāmi‘ al-tawārīkh was published as volume XII in the E.J.W. Gibb Memorial Seri... .... Learn More
  4. Ethics and Poetry in Sixth-Century Arabia

    Ethics and Poetry in Sixth-Century Arabia [Hardback]

    Nadia Jamil (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781909724969
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
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    The poetry of pre-Islamic Arabia is a neglected tessera in the mosaic of Late Antiquity. It is the only literary corpus of that time that embodies the voices of the Arabs, and is, thus, a critical complementary resource for understanding the histo... .... Learn More
  5. Islamic Art and Architecture 650-1250

    Islamic Art and Architecture 650-1250 [Paperback]

    Richard Ettinghausen (Author); Oleg Grabar (Author); Marilyn Jenkins-Madina (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780300088694
    Published by : Yale University Press
    A richly illustrated study and overview of Islamic art and architecture from the 7th to 13th century. Each section of the book includes a discussion of the historical and cultural setting in each area of the Islamic world, preceding a more deta... .... Learn More
  6. The Most Noble of People: Religious, Ethnic, and Gender Identity in Muslim Spain

    The Most Noble of People: Religious, Ethnic, and Gender Identity in Muslim Spain [Hardback]

    Jessica Coope (Author)

    £65.95

    ISBN: 9780472130283
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
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    The Most Noble of People presents a nuanced look at questions of identity in Muslim Spain under the Umayyads, an Arab dynasty that ruled from 756 to 1031. With a social historical emphasis on relations among different religious and ethnic groups, ... .... Learn More
  7. Tamta's World

    Tamta's World: The Life and Encounters of a Medieval Noblewoman from the Middle East to Mongolia [Hardback]

    Antony Eastmond (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9781107167568
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    This book tells the compelling story of a Christian noblewoman named Tamta in the thirteenth century. Born to an Armenian family at the court of queen Tamar of Georgia, she was ransomed in marriage to nephews of Saladin after her father was c... .... Learn More
  8. The Mongols and the Islamic World

    The Mongols and the Islamic World: From Conquest to Conversion [Hardback]

    Peter Jackson (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780300125337
    Published by : Yale University Press
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    An epic historical consideration of the Mongol conquest of Western Asia and the spread of Islam during the years of non-Muslim rule The Mongol conquest of the Islamic world began in the early thirteenth century when Genghis Khan and his warri... .... Learn More
  9. Women in Mongol Iran: The Khatuns, 1206-1335

    Women in Mongol Iran: The Khatuns, 1206-1335 [Hardback]

    Bruno De Nicola (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781474415477
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    The Mongol invasions of Eurasia in the 13th century re-shaped the political map of Asia, opened up economic exchange and triggered unprecedented religious transformations in the territories they conquered. However, when the Mongols left their home... .... Learn More
  10. Christians and Others in the Umayyad State

    Christians and Others in the Umayyad State [Paperback]

    Antoine Borrut (Editor); Fred M. Donner (Editor)

    £19.50

    ISBN: 9781614910312
    Published by : Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
    Series: Late Antique and Medieval Islamic Near East
    Volume: 1
    The papers in this first volume of the new Oriental Institute series LAMINE are derived from a conference entitled “Christians, Jews, and Zoroastrians in the Umayyad State,” held at the University of Chicago on June 17–18, 2011. The goal of t... .... Learn More

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