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  1. The Ottoman Threat and Crusading on the Eastern Border of Christendom during the 15th Century

    The Ottoman Threat and Crusading on the Eastern Border of Christendom during the 15th Century [Hardback]

    Liviu Pilat (Author); Ovidiu Cristea (Author)

    £175.00

    ISBN: 9789004278851
    Published by : Brill
    In The Ottoman Threat and Crusading on the Eastern Border of Christendom during the Fifteenth Century Liviu Pilat and Ovidiu Cristea focus on less-known aspects of the later crusades in Eastern Europe, examining the ideals of holy war and politica... .... Learn More
  2. Baghdad and Isfahan: A Dialogue of Two Cities in an Age of Science CA. 750-1750

    Baghdad and Isfahan: A Dialogue of Two Cities in an Age of Science CA. 750-1750 [Hardback]

    Elaheh Kheirandish (Author)

    £69.00

    ISBN: 9781780768335
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Series: Library of Middle East History
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  3. Gypsies in the Medieval Islamic World: The History of a People

    Gypsies in the Medieval Islamic World: The History of a People [Hardback]

    Kristina Richardson (Author)

    £62.00

    ISBN: 9781784537319
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Series: The Early and Medieval Islamic World
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    The recorded history of gypsy communities in Europe begins with the arrival of the Roma in the fourteenth century, although genetic and linguistic evidence demonstrates that this group left northwest India sometime before the seventh. Remarkably, ... .... Learn More
  4. Christianity in Fifteenth-Century Iraq

    Christianity in Fifteenth-Century Iraq [Hardback]

    Thomas A. Carlson (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107186279
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization
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    Christians in fifteenth-century Iraq and al-Jazira were socially and culturally home in the Middle East, practicing their distinctive religion despite political instability. This insightful book challenges the normative Eurocentrism of scholarship... .... Learn More
  5. Women in Mongol Iran: The Khatuns, 1206-1335

    Women in Mongol Iran: The Khatuns, 1206-1335 [Paperback]

    Bruno De Nicola (Author)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781474437356
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
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    Bruno De Nicola investigates the development of women’s status in the Mongol Empire from its original homeland in Mongolia up to the end of the Ilkhanate of Iran in 1335. Taking a thematic approach, the chapters show a coherent progression of this... .... Learn More
  6. The Mongol Empire

    The Mongol Empire [Paperback]

    Timothy May (Author)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9780748642366
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
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    As the largest contiguous empire in history, the Mongol Empire looms large in history: it permanently changed the map of Eurasia as well as how the world was viewed. As the empire expanded, the Mongols were alternately seen as liberators, destroye... .... Learn More
  7. World of the Fatimids

    World of the Fatimids [Hardback]

    Assadullah Souren Melikian-Chirvani (Editor)

    £52.00

    ISBN: 9783777430379
    Published by : Hirmer Verlag GmbH
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    This survey in 14 essays of Fatimid art between the 10th and 12th centuries showcases the pottery, rock crystal, metalwork, textile, architectural, wood, and calligraphic creations of one of t he most artistically inventive periods in Islamic cult... .... Learn More
  8. Turkestan and the Rise of Eurasian Empires: A Study of Politics and Invented Traditions

    Turkestan and the Rise of Eurasian Empires: A Study of Politics and Invented Traditions [Hardback]

    Ali Anooshahr (Author)

    £47.99

    ISBN: 9780190693565
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    It has long been known that the origins of the early modern dynasties of the Ottomans, Safavids, Mughals, Mongols, and Shibanids in the sixteenth century go back to "Turco-Mongol" or "Turcophone" war bands. However, too often h... .... Learn More
  9. The Renaissance of Islam: History, Culture and Society in the 10th Century Muslim World

    The Renaissance of Islam: History, Culture and Society in the 10th Century Muslim World [Hardback]

    Adam Mez (Author); Hugh Kennedy (Editor)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781784538910
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
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  10. Women and the Making of the Mongol Empire

    Women and the Making of the Mongol Empire [Hardback]

    Anne F. Broadbridge (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108424899
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization
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    How did women contribute to the rise of the Mongol Empire while Mongol men were conquering Eurasia? This book positions women in their rightful place in the otherwise well-known story of Chinggis Khan (commonly known as Genghis Khan) and his conqu... .... Learn More

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