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  1. Writing History in the Medieval Islamic World: The Value of Chronicles as Archives

    Writing History in the Medieval Islamic World: The Value of Chronicles as Archives [Hardback]

    Fozia Bora (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781784537302
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Series: The Early and Medieval Islamic World
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    In two centuries of rule over Egypt and North Africa (969-1171CE), the Isma'ili Fatimids threatened Sunni hegemony in the Arab heartlands, yet left few historiographical records. Instead, it fell to Ayyubid and Mamluk historians to represent the F... .... Learn More
  2. The Crucible of Islam

    The Crucible of Islam [Paperback]

    G W Bowersock (Author)

    £9.95

    ISBN: 9780674237728
    Published by : Harvard University Press
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    Little is known about Arabia in the sixth century, yet from this distant time and place emerged a faith and an empire that stretched from the Iberian peninsula to India. Today, Muslims account for nearly a quarter of the global population. A renow... .... Learn More
  3. Coming of Age in Medieval Egypt: Female Adolescence, Jewish Law, and Ordinary Culture

    Coming of Age in Medieval Egypt: Female Adolescence, Jewish Law, and Ordinary Culture [Paperback]

    Eve Krakowski (Author)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9780691191638
    Published by : Princeton University Press
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    Much of what we know about life in the medieval Islamic Middle East comes from texts written to impart religious ideals or to chronicle the movements of great men. How did women participate in the societies these texts describe? What about non-Mus... .... Learn More
  4. Mamluk Cairo, a Crossroads for Embassies: Studies on Diplomacy and Diplomatics

    Mamluk Cairo, a Crossroads for Embassies: Studies on Diplomacy and Diplomatics [Hardback]

    Frederic Bauden (Editor); Malika Dekkiche (Editor)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9789004384620
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Islamic History and Civilization
    Volume: 161
    Mamluk Cairo, a Crossroads for Embassies offers an up-to-date insight into the diplomacy and diplomatics of the Mamluk sultanate with Muslim and non-Muslim powers. This rich volume covers the whole chronological span of the sultanate as well as th... .... Learn More
  5. Authority and Control in the Countryside: From Antiquity to Islam in the Mediterranean and Near East (6th-10th Century)

    Authority and Control in the Countryside: From Antiquity to Islam in the Mediterranean and Near East (6th-10th Century) [Paperback]

    Alain Delattre (Editor); Marie Legendre (Editor); Petra Sijpesteijn (Editor)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9789004386358
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Leiden Studies in Islam and Society
    Volume: 9
    Authority and Control in the Countryside looks at the economic, religious, political and cultural instruments that local and regional powers in the late antique to early medieval Mediterranean and Near East used to manage their rural hinterlands. ... .... Learn More
  6. Law and Division of Power in the Crimean Khanate (1532-1774)

    Law and Division of Power in the Crimean Khanate (1532-1774) [Hardback]

    Natalia Królikowska-Jedlińska (Author)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9789004366534
    Published by : Brill
    The Crimean Khanate was often treated as a semi-nomadic, watered-down version of the Golden Horde, or yet another vassal state of the Ottoman Empire. This book revises these views by exploring the Khanate’s political and legal systems, which combi... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. From Nicopolis to Mohács

    From Nicopolis to Mohács: A History of Ottoman-Hungarian Warfare, 1389-1526 [Hardback]

    Tamas Palosfalvi (Author)

    £140.00

    ISBN: 9789004365841
    Published by : Brill
    In From Nicopolis to Mohács, Tamás Pálosfalvi offers an account of Ottoman-Hungarian warfare from its start in the late fourteenth century to the battle of Mohács in 1526. During this period of one century and a half, the Kingdom of Hungary was th... .... Learn More
  9. 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)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781780768335
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Series: Library of Middle East History
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  10. 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)

    £72.00

    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

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