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. Seals and Talismans (Khalili Islamic Collections, Vol. 13)

    Seals and Talismans (Khalili Islamic Collections, Vol. 13) [Hardback]

    Ludvik Kalus (Author)

    $180.00

    ISBN: 9781874780779
    Published by : Khalili Collections
    Series: The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art
    Volume: 13
    In preparation, no date. .... Learn More
  2. Palmyra after Zenobia AD 273-750

    Palmyra after Zenobia AD 273-750: An Archaeological and Historical Reappraisal [Hardback]

    Emanuele E. Intagliata (Author)

    Regular Price: $80.00

    Special Price: $60.00

    ISBN: 9781785709425
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This book casts light on a much neglected phase of the UNESCO world heritage site of Palmyra, namely the period between the fall of the Palmyrene ‘Empire’ (AD 272) and the end of the Umayyad dominion (AD 750). The goal... .... Learn More
  3. Textiles, Carpets and Costumes

    Textiles, Carpets and Costumes [Hardback]

    Michael Franses (Author)

    $180.00

    ISBN: 9781874780786
    Published by : Khalili Collections
    Series: The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art
    Volume: 14
    A catalogue of the 300 textiles, carpets and costumes showing the splendor and diversity of textiles art from the Islamic lands. .... Learn More
  4. Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic Glyphs and Stamp Seals in the British Museum

    Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic Glyphs and Stamp Seals in the British Museum [Paperback]

    Simon Denham (Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780861592081
    Published by : British Museum
    Series: British Museum Research Publication series
    Volume: 208
    Stamp seals were used in a similar way to modern signet rings: a negative object used to impress a design into another material, often clay. They are common from around 7000 BC and have remained in use in parts of the world continuously until the ... .... Learn More
  5. Hajj

    Hajj: Global Interactions through Pilgrimage [Hardback]

    Luitgard Mols (Editor); Marjo Buitelaar (Editor)

    $165.00

    ISBN: 9789088904776
    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 2... .... Learn More
  6. Charles Masson and the Buddhist Sites of Afghanistan

    Charles Masson and the Buddhist Sites of Afghanistan: Explorations, Excavations, Collections 1832-1835 [Paperback]

    Elizabeth Errington (Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780861592159
    Published by : British Museum
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 215
    From 1833–8, Charles Masson (1800–1853) was employed by the British East India Company to explore the ancient sites in southeast Afghanistan. During this period, he surveyed over a hundred sites around Kabul, Jalalabad... .... Learn More
  7. The Geographical Part of the Nuzhat al-Qulūb

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

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

    $55.00

    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 t... .... Learn More
  8. Mázandarán and Astarábád

    Mázandarán and Astarábád [Paperback]

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

    $59.99

    ISBN: 9781909724921
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    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... .... Learn More
  9. Ethics and Poetry in Sixth-Century Arabia

    Ethics and Poetry in Sixth-Century Arabia [Hardback]

    Nadia Jamil (Author)

    $70.00

    ISBN: 9781909724969
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    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 unders... .... Learn More
  10. 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 (Introduction)

    $59.99

    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 publish... .... Learn More

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