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  1. 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
  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 (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
  3. Mázandarán and Astarábád

    Mázandarán and Astarábád [Paperback]

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

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    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
  4. 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
  5. 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)

    $70.00

    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
  6. Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 46, 2016

    Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 46, 2016: Papers from the forty-seventh meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies held at the British Museum, London, 24 to 26 July 2015 [Paperback]

    Janet Starkey (Editor); Orhan Elmaz (Editor)

    $138.00

    ISBN: 9781784913632
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Series: Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies
    Volume: 46
    The Seminar for Arabian Studies is the only international academic forum that meets annually for the presentation of research in the humanities on the Arabian Peninsula. It focuses on the fields of archaeology, architecture, art, epigraphy, ethnog... .... Learn More
  7. Ibn Dāniyāl

    Ibn Dāniyāl: Three Shadow Plays [Paperback]

    Paul Kahle (Author)

    $30.00

    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 thre... .... Learn More
  8. A Cosmopolitan City

    A Cosmopolitan City: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Old Cairo [Paperback]

    T. Vorderstrasse (Editor); Tanya Treptow (Editor)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9781614910268
    Published by : Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
    Series: Oriental Institute Museum Publications
    Volume: 38
    This companion volume to the exhibit examines the multicultural city of Fustat, capital of medieval Egypt and predecessor to modern Cairo. It explores the interactions of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish communities within urban city... .... Learn More
  9. Die Autobiographie des Dolmetschers 'Osman Aga aus Temeschwar

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

    Richard F. Kreutel (Author)

    $49.95

    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
  10. Light Car Patrols 1916-19

    Light Car Patrols 1916-19: War and Exploration in Egypt and Libya with the Model T Ford [Paperback]

    Claud Williams (Author); Russell McGuirk (Editor)

    $42.95

    ISBN: 9781900971157
    Published by : Silphium Press
    Captain Claud Williams’ memoir tells, first-hand, what it was like to be a Light Car Patrol commander during the First World War, while Russell McGuirk’s commentary provides the historical background to the formation o... .... Learn More

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