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  1. Nomadism in Iran

    Nomadism in Iran [Hardback]

    D. T. Potts (Author)

    Regular Price: £75.00

    Special Price: £24.95

    ISBN: 9780199330799
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The classic images of Iranian nomads in circulation today and in years past suggest that Western awareness of nomadism is a phenomenon of considerable antiquity. Though nomadism has certainly been a key feature of Iranian history, it has not been ... .... Learn More
  2. The Politics and Culture of an Umayyad Tribe

    The Politics and Culture of an Umayyad Tribe [Hardback]

    Mohammad Rihan (Author)

    Regular Price: £77.00

    Special Price: £35.00

    ISBN: 9781780765648
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    The Umayyad caliphate, ruling over much of what is now the modern Middle East after the death of the Prophet Muhammad, governed from Damascus from 661 to 750CE, when they were expelled by the Abbasids. Here, Mohammad Rihan sheds light on the triba... .... Learn More
  3. Light Car Patrols 1916-19

    Light Car Patrols 1916-19 [Paperback]

    Claud Williams (Author); Russell McGuirk (Editor)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781900971157
    Published by : Silphium Press, Society for Libyan Studies
    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 of the Patrols and follows the... .... Learn More
  4. The War of the Three Gods

    The War of the Three Gods [Hardback]

    Peter Crawford (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    ISBN: 9781848846128
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    War of the Three Gods is a military history of the first half of seventh century, with heavy focus on the reign of the Eastern Roman Emperor Heraclius (AD 610-641). This was a pivotal time in world history as well as a dramatic one. The Eastern Ro... .... Learn More
  5. The Hajj

    The Hajj: Collected Essays [Paperback]

    Venetia Porter (Editor); Liana Saif (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861591930
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 193
    Following on the British Museum’s critically acclaimed exhibitionHajj: journey to the heart of Islam, this volume provides over thirty papers on the history and significance of the Hajj, spanning history, politics, archaeology, pilgrims’ journeys,... .... Learn More
  6. Georgio Scala and the Moorish Slaves

    Georgio Scala and the Moorish Slaves: The Inquisition Malta 1598 [Hardback]

    Dionisius A. Agius (Editor)

    £39.50

    ISBN: 9789993274155
    Published by : Midsea Books
    Georgio Scala, a young man of humble origins, from Damiata, was captured on a trading vessel by the Knights of Malta in 1590 not far from his home town. He was enslaved in spite of his protestations that he was a Christian and so ... .... Learn More
  7. In the Shadow of the Sword

    In the Shadow of the Sword [Paperback]

    Tom Holland (Author)

    £12.99

    ISBN: 9780349122359
    Published by : Little, Brown and Company
    This gripping (and controversial) book recounts the momentous events of Late Antiquity, exploring the rise of Islam, the fall of Persia and the drastic shrinking of the Byzantine empire. In particular Holland explores the triumph of monotheism and... .... Learn More
  8. A Road Through the Past

    A Road Through the Past [Hardback]

    Tim Allen (Author); Michael Donnelly (Author); Alan Hardy (Author); Kelly Powell (Author)

    £32.00

    ISBN: 9780904220681
    Published by : Oxford Archaeology
    Series: Oxford Archaeology Monograph
    Volume: 16
    Excavations along the new road line have revealed nearly 6000 years of human activity, from a massive marker post erected by early Neolithic farmers at the head of a dry valley to a bizarre burial of several different animals dating to the sixteen... .... Learn More
  9. Late Antiquity: Eastern Perspectives

    Late Antiquity: Eastern Perspectives [Hardback]

    Teresa Bernheimer (Editor); Adam J. Silverstein (Editor)

    Regular Price: £39.00

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    ISBN: 9780906094532
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    In the past four decades since the field of late antique studies began to gather real momentum, scholars have debated the place of early Islam within the late antique world, particularly in relation to the issue of where and when 'Late Antiquit... .... Learn More
  10. The Medieval and Ottoman Hajj Route in Jordan

    The Medieval and Ottoman Hajj Route in Jordan [Hardback]

    Andrew Petersen (Editor)

    Regular Price: £52.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9781842175026
    Published by : Council for British Research in the Levant
    Series: Levant Supplementary Series
    Volume: 12
    As one of the five pillars of Islam the pilgrimage to Mecca (the Hajj) is central to the life of all Muslims. A network of roads radiates from the Hijaz like a giant spider's web, connecting Mecca to all parts of the Muslim world. Historically ... .... Learn More

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