Islam & the Middle East

The world of Islam from its seventh century beginnings expanding westwards to Spain and eastwards throughout the Near East to India and central Asia, covering art and architecture, history, archaeology, religion and philosophy

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  1. Kushan Coins

    Kushan Coins: a catalogue based on the Kushan, Kushano-Sasanian and Kidarite Hun coins in the British Museum, 1st−5th centuries AD [Paperback]

    Joe Cribb(Author); Robert Bracey(Author)


    ISBN: 9780861591916
    Published by : British Museum
    The coinage of the Kushan kings (1st to 4th centuries) and of their immediate successors the Sasanian Kushanshahs (3rd−4th centuries) and the Kidarite Hun Kushanshahs (4th−5th centuries) are a key component of our under... .... Learn More
  2. Charles Masson: Collections from Begram and Kabul Bazaar, Afghanistan 1833–1838

    Charles Masson: Collections from Begram and Kabul Bazaar, Afghanistan 1833–1838 [Paperback]

    Elizabeth Errington(Author)


    ISBN: 9780861592197
    Published by : British Museum
    The book discusses and catalogues Charles Masson’s 1833–8 collections from the urban site of Begram and Kabul bazaar. It utilises Masson archival material which appears as a supplementary BM online publication The Charl... .... Learn More
  3. Ceramic Exchange and Indian Ocean Economy (AD 400–1275)

    Ceramic Exchange and Indian Ocean Economy (AD 400–1275) [Paperback]

    Seth M.N. Priestman(Author)


    ISBN: 9780861592234
    Published by : British Museum
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 223
    From AD 500–1000, the Indian Ocean emerged as a global commercial center, and by around 750–800 a sophisticated trade network had been established involving the movement of goods from Japan and China in the east, to sou... .... Learn More
  4. Copper, Brass and Bronze of Iran

    Copper, Brass and Bronze of Iran: From the late 14th to the mid-18th century in the Hermitage Collection [Hardback]

    Anatoli Ivanov(Author)


    ISBN: 9781898592372
    Published by : Azimuth Editions
    In Western Europe the Golden Age of Islamic metalwork in Iran was (and is) generally considered to be the earlier period, and later metalwork was collected almost by accident and has been correspondingly little studied and poorly p... .... Learn More
  5. Islam and Democracy

    Islam and Democracy: Voices of Muslims amongst us [Paperback]

    Amédée Edward Turner(Author); Davide Tacchini(Author)


    ISBN: 9788869771774
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Politics
    During the last six years, a team of scholars, researchers and religious leaders in Europe and the USA worked tirelessly, organising over seventy discussion groups that included members of the local Muslim communities. This volume ... .... Learn More
  6. The Turkish Baths of Hungary: Archaeological Remains of the Ottoman Era

    The Turkish Baths of Hungary: Archaeological Remains of the Ottoman Era [Paperback]

    Adrienn Papp(Author)


    ISBN: 9786155766060
    Published by : Archaeolingua
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  7. Taymāʾ I

    Taymāʾ I: Archaeological Exploration, Palaeoenvironment, Cultural Contacts [Hardback]

    Arnulf Hausleiter(Editor); Ricardo Eichmann(Editor); Muhammad al-Najem(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781789690439
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Series: Taymāʾ: Multidisciplinary Series on the Results of the Saudi-German Archaeological Project
    Volume: 1
    Archaeological investigations in the north-western part of the Arabian Peninsula has increased during the last 15 years. One of the major sites in the region is the ancient oasis of Taymāʾ, known as a commercial hub on th... .... Learn More
  8. Sur les chemins d’Onagre

    Sur les chemins d’Onagre: Histoire et archéologie orientales: Hommage à Monik Kervran [Paperback]

    Claire Hardy-Guilbert(Editor); Hélène Renel(Editor); Axelle Rougeulle(Editor); Eric Vallet(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781784919849
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    A pioneer of the French Islamic archaeology in the Middle East, Monik Kervran (CNRS, lab The Orient & The Mediterranean) was first renowned for her excavations at Susa in Iran and the discovery of the Darius’ statue at th... .... Learn More
  9. Travellers in Ottoman Lands

    Travellers in Ottoman Lands: The Botanical Legacy [Paperback]

    Ines Aščerić-Todd(Editor); Sabina Knees(); Sabina Knees(Editor); Janet Starkey(Editor); Paul Starkey(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781784919153
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    This collection of around twenty papers has its origins in a two-day seminar organised by the Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East (ASTENE) in conjunction with the Centre for Middle Eastern Plants at the R... .... Learn More
  10. Islam

    Islam: An Illustrated Journey [Hardback]

    Farhad Daftary(Author); Zulfikar Hirji(Author)


    ISBN: 9781898592358
    Published by : Azimuth Editions
    The book contains a multitude of images, graphics, maps and charts, features many of the masterpieces of art, architecture and literature produced by Muslims along with an easy-to-use glossary and a detailed bibliography that will... .... Learn More

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