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  1. 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
  2. Economy, Family and Society from Rome to Islam

    Economy, Family and Society from Rome to Islam: A Critical Edition, English Translation and Study of Bryson's Management of the Estate [Paperback]

    Simon Swain (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781107615137
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Bryson's Management of the Estate (Oikonomikos Logos) offers advice on the key private concerns of the Roman elite: getting rich, managing slaves, love and marriage, and bringing up children. This estate owner is a farmer and a merchant, maki... .... Learn More
  3. The 1820 Russian Survey of the Khanate of Shirvan

    The 1820 Russian Survey of the Khanate of Shirvan: A Primary Source on the Demography and Economy of an Iranian Province prior to its Annexation by Russia [Hardback]

    George A. Bournoutian (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781909724808
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Shirvan, today mainly part of Azerbaijan, existed as an autonomous khanate, under Iranian influence, until 1820, when under pressure from Russia, the khan fled to Iran, and Shirvan was immediately annexed along with two neighbouring khanates. Thus... .... Learn More
  4. Power Politics and Tradition in the Mongol Empire and the Ilkhanate of Iran

    Power Politics and Tradition in the Mongol Empire and the Ilkhanate of Iran [Hardback]

    Michael Hope (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780198768593
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This study provides a new interpretation of how political authority was conceived and transmitted in the Early Mongol Empire (1227-1259) and its successor state in the Middle East, the Ikhanate (1258-1335). Authority within the Mongol Empire ... .... Learn More
  5. An Apocalyptic History of the Early Fatimid Empire

    An Apocalyptic History of the Early Fatimid Empire [Hardback]

    Jamel Velji (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9780748690886
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
     How can religion transform a society? This book investigates the ways in which a medieval Islamic movement harnessed Quranic visions of utopia to construct one of the most brilliant and lasting empires in Islamic history (979-1171). The... .... Learn More
  6. The Almoravid and Almohad Empires

    The Almoravid and Almohad Empires [Paperback]

    Amira K. Bennison (Author)

    Regular Price: £29.99

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    ISBN: 9780748646807
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    This is the first book in English to provide a comprehensive account of the rise and fall of the Almoravids and the Almohads, the two most important Berber dynasties of the medieval Islamic west, an area that encompassed southern Spain and Po... .... Learn More
  7. The Mongols' Middle East

    The Mongols' Middle East: Continuity and Transformation in Ilkhanid Iran [Hardback]

    Bruno De Nicola (Editor); Charles Melville (Editor)

    £100.00

    ISBN: 9789004311992
    Published by : Brill
    The Mongols’ Middle East: Continuity and Transformation in Ilkhanid Iran offers a collection of academic articles that investigate different aspects of Mongol rule in 13th- and 14th-century Iran. Sometimes treated only as part of the larger M... .... Learn More
  8. The History of Central Asia: The Age of Islam and the Mongols (Volume 3)

    The History of Central Asia: The Age of Islam and the Mongols (Volume 3) [Hardback]

    Christoph Baumer (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781784534905
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Between the ninth and the fifteenth centuries, Central Asia was a major political, economic and cultural hub on the Eurasian continent. In the first half of the thirteenth century it was also the pre-eminent centre of power in the largest lan... .... Learn More
  9. Imagining the Arabs: Arab Identity and the Rise of Islam

    Imagining the Arabs: Arab Identity and the Rise of Islam [Hardback]

    Peter Webb (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781474408264
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    Who are the Arabs? When did people begin calling themselves Arabs? And what was the Arabs’ role in the rise of Islam? Investigating these core questions about Arab identity and history through close interpretation of pre-Islamic evidence and ... .... Learn More
  10. Astronomy and Astrology in the Islamic World

    Astronomy and Astrology in the Islamic World [Paperback]

    Stephen Blake (Author)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9780748649099
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    It was the astronomers and mathematicians of the Islamic world who provided the theories and concepts that paved the way from the geocentric theories of Claudius Ptolemy in the second century AD to the heliocentric breakthroughs of Nicholas C... .... Learn More

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