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  1. The Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia

    The Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia: An Analysis of a Complex System with Catalogue [Hardback]

    Michael Bonine(Author); Jere L. Bacharach(Editor)


    ISBN: 9780897223379
    Published by : American Numismatic Society
    Series: Numismatic Studies
    Volume: 30
    The Imperial Bank of Persia, established in 1889, was the first bank to issue banknotes and attempt to establish a modern banking system in Iran. Its banknotes are, in fact, some of the most beautiful and largest notes ever issued... .... Learn More
  2. Norwich Cathedral Close

    Norwich Cathedral Close: The Evolution of the English Cathedral Landscape [Paperback]

    Roberta Gilchrist(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783270965
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in the History of Medieval Religion
    Volume: 26
    Winner of a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Award

    What explains the layout of the cathedral and its close? What ideas and beliefs shaped this familiar landscape? Through this pioneering study of the development of theclose of Norwich ca... .... Learn More
  3. Islamic Art Close-Up

    Islamic Art Close-Up [Paperback]

    Sheila R. Canby(Author)


    ISBN: 9780714111896
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: Art close-up
    This stunning book offers an exceptional view of design, workmanship and craft in paintings and manuscripts, calligraphy, metalwork, ceramics, jade, glass, wood and ivory.

    The book opens with an explanation of the char... .... Learn More
  4. Geographies of Psychoanalysis

    Geographies of Psychoanalysis: Encounters Between Cultures in Tehran [Paperback]

    Lorena Preta(Editor)


    ISBN: 9788869770173
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Pyschology
    Can psychoanalytical hypotheses have a universal value? Can they describe the same – or a similar – psychic dynamic for any human, regardless of the historical, social and cultural context? Can psychoanalysis help with mental suffering... .... Learn More
  5. Ibn Dāniyāl

    Ibn Dāniyāl: Three Shadow Plays [Paperback]

    Paul Kahle(Author)


    ISBN: 9781909724624
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Very few examples of medieval Arabic drama have survived, a fact which constitutes a serious loss to our knowledge of Arab literary history. However, we can form some idea of the kind of work of which we have been deprived by examining the three s... .... Learn More
  6. The Southern Transjordan Edomite Plateau and the Dead Sea Rift Valley

    The Southern Transjordan Edomite Plateau and the Dead Sea Rift Valley: The Bronze Age to the Islamic Period (3800/3700 BC–AD 1917) [Hardback]

    Burton MacDonald(Author)


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    ISBN: 9781782978329
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Burton MacDonald presents an in-depth study of the archaeology and history of human presence over the past five-six thousand years in the southern segment of the Transjordan/Edomite Plateau and the Dead Sea Rift Valley to the west... .... Learn More
  7. Hajj

    Hajj: Global Interactions through Pilgrimage [Paperback]

    Luitgard Mols(Editor); Marjo Buitelaar(Editor)


    ISBN: 9789088902857
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Mededelingen van het Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde
    Volume: 43
    Every year, in the last month of the Islamic calendar, millions of Muslims from around the world come together in Mecca to perform the Hajj, the pilgrimage that all capable Muslims should perform at least once in their lives. In 2013, the National... .... Learn More
  8. Die Autobiographie des Dolmetschers 'Osman Aga aus Temeschwar

    Die Autobiographie des Dolmetschers 'Osman Aga aus Temeschwar [Hardback]

    Richard F. Kreutel(Author)


    ISBN: 9780906094075
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Turkish Studies
    'Osman Aga was the son of an Ottoman officer settled in the town of Temeschwar, in the West of present-day Rumania. Entering the army in his turn he was taken prisoner by the Austrians and most of his autobiography is concerned with the eleven yea... .... Learn More
  9. Yaghnobi Studies I

    Yaghnobi Studies I: Papers From The Italian Missions In Tajikistan [Paperback]

    Antonio Panaino(Editor); Andrea Gariboldi(Editor); Paolo Ognibene(Editor)


    ISBN: 9788857521824
    Published by : Mimesis International
    The present volume collects some contributions about the Yaghnob Valley inspired by or directly developed in the framework of the various scientific missions of the University of Bologna in Tajikistan (2007-2012). The articles her... .... Learn More
  10. After The Yemeni Spring

    After The Yemeni Spring: A Survey On The Transition [Paperback]

    Anna Maria Medici(Editor); URT-IRDH The Urbino Research Team on International Relations and Human Development(Author)


    ISBN: 9788857514376
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Politics
    The role of Yemen in the War on Terror throughout the 2000s has been crucial. It is a complex country, all too often trivialized by statistics focusing on its inconvenient position as the youngest and poorest country in the Arab world. Working on ... .... Learn More

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