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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. 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
  3. 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
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    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
  4. 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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  5. 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
  6. 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
    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
  7. Women in Mongol Iran: The Khatuns, 1206-1335

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

    Bruno De Nicola (Author)

    Regular Price: £24.99

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    ISBN: 9781474437356
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    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
  8. The Mongol Empire

    The Mongol Empire [Paperback]

    Timothy May (Author)

    Regular Price: £29.99

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    ISBN: 9780748642366
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    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
  9. 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
  10. The 'History of the Kings of the Persians' in Three Arabic Chronicles: The Transmission of the Iranian Past from Late Antiquity to Early Islam

    The 'History of the Kings of the Persians' in Three Arabic Chronicles: The Transmission of the Iranian Past from Late Antiquity to Early Islam [Paperback]

    Robert G. Hoyland (Other)

    £24.95

    ISBN: 9781786941473
    Published by : Liverpool University Press
    Series: Translated Texts for Historians Lup
    This book translates the sections on pre-Islamic Persia in three Muslim Arabic chronicles, those of Ahmad al-Ya`qubi (d. ca. 910), `Ali al-Mas`udi (d. ca. 960) and Hamza al-Isfahani (d. ca. 960s). Their accounts, like those of many other Muslim hi... .... Learn More

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