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  1. 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
  2. World of the Fatimids

    World of the Fatimids [Hardback]

    Assadullah Souren Melikian-Chirvani (Editor)

    £52.00

    ISBN: 9783777430379
    Published by : Hirmer Verlag GmbH
    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
  3. Women and the Making of the Mongol Empire

    Women and the Making of the Mongol Empire [Paperback]

    Anne F. Broadbridge (Author)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781108441001
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization
    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
  4. Islam

    Islam: An Illustrated Journey [Hardback]

    Farhad Daftary (Author); Zulfikar Hirji (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9781898592358
    Published by : Azimuth Editions
    Beginning in the world of late antiquity and the pre-Islamic period, the book takes the reader through Islam’s formative era and early development in the Arabian Peninsula, the rise and decline of major Muslim dynasties and finally into its place ... .... Learn More
  5. The Mongols in Iran: Qutb Al-Din Shirazi's Akhbar-i Moghulan

    The Mongols in Iran: Qutb Al-Din Shirazi's Akhbar-i Moghulan [Hardback]

    George Lane (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781138500525
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey
    The polymath, Qutb al-Din Shirazi, operated at the heart of the Ilkhanate state (1258-1335) from its inception under Hulegu. He worked alongside the scientist and political adviser, Nasir al-Din Tusi, who had the ear of the Ilkhans and all their c... .... Learn More
  6. The Ornament of Histories: A History of the Eastern Islamic Lands AD 650-1041: The Persian Text of Abu Sa'id 'Abd al-Hayy Gardizi

    The Ornament of Histories: A History of the Eastern Islamic Lands AD 650-1041: The Persian Text of Abu Sa'id 'Abd al-Hayy Gardizi [Paperback]

    Edmund Bosworth (Editor)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781788311120
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Abu Sa'id 'Abd al-Hayy Gardizi was an author and historian living in the mid-eleventh century at the height of the Turkish Ghazvanid dynasty. His only known work, The Ornament of Histories ('Zayn al-akhbir'), is a hugely ambitious history of the E... .... Learn More
  7. Mázandarán and Astarábád

    Mázandarán and Astarábád [Paperback]

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

    £40.00

    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 in spring of 1908 and the other between Nove... .... Learn More
  8. The History of Central Asia: The Age of Decline and Revival

    The History of Central Asia: The Age of Decline and Revival [Hardback]

    Christoph Baumer (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781788310499
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    For more than a hundred years, Central Asia was the heartland of the mightiest military power on the planet. But after the fragmentation of the all-conquering Mongol polity, the region began a steep decline which rendered this former domain of hor... .... Learn More
  9. Power, Patronage, and Memory in Early Islam

    Power, Patronage, and Memory in Early Islam [Hardback]

    Alain George (Editor); Andrew Marsham (Editor)

    £71.00

    ISBN: 9780190498931
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    When the Umayyads, the first Islamic dynasty, rose to power shortly after the death of the Prophet Muhammad (d. 632), the polity of which they assumed control had only recently expanded out of Arabia into the Roman eastern Mediterranean, Iraq and ... .... Learn More
  10. Sea of the Caliphs: The Mediterranean in the Medieval Islamic World

    Sea of the Caliphs: The Mediterranean in the Medieval Islamic World [Hardback]

    Christophe Picard (Author)

    £28.95

    ISBN: 9780674660465
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    “How could I allow my soldiers to sail on this disloyal and cruel sea?” These words, attributed to the most powerful caliph of medieval Islam, Umar Ibn al-Khattab (634–644), have led to a misunderstanding in the West about the importance of the Me... .... Learn More

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