Islamic World & Culture

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  1. The Red Sea: In Search of Lost Space

    The Red Sea: In Search of Lost Space [Paperback]

    Alexis Wick (Author)

    Regular Price: £27.00

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    ISBN: 9780520285927
    Published by : University of California Press
    The Red Sea has, from time immemorial, been one of the world's most navigated spaces, in the pursuit of trade, pilgrimage and conquest. Yet this multidimensional history remains largely unrevealed by its successive protagonists. Intrigued by the a... .... Learn More
  2. The Near West

    The Near West: Medieval North Africa Latin Europe and the Mediterranean in the Second Axial Age [Hardback]

    Allen J. Fromherz (Author)

    Regular Price: £70.00

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    ISBN: 9780748642946
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    While scholarship in English has focused on correspondence, commerce and travel from West to East, there were also important cultural bridges being crossed between North Africa and Europe: this book will document this neglected history. It begins ... .... Learn More
  3. Water and Technology in Levantine Society 1300-1900

    Water and Technology in Levantine Society 1300-1900: An Historical Archaeological and Architectural Analysis [Paperback]

    Charlotte Schriwer (Author)

    Regular Price: £37.00

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    ISBN: 9781407313863
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2728
    The main aim of this project was to document as many existing structures as possible due to the rapid development of rural areas, and a fear that these important historical features of the landscape would soon disappear. The book contains a detail... .... Learn More
  4. Travellers in Ottoman Lands

    Travellers in Ottoman Lands [Paperback]

    Ines Asceric-Todd (Editor); Sabina Knees (Editor); Janet Starkey (Editor); Paul Starkey (Editor)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781784919153
    Published by : Archaeopress
    This collection of around twenty papers has its origins in a two-day seminar organised by the Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East (ASTENE) in conjunction with the Centre for Middle Eastern Plants at the Royal Botanic Gar... .... Learn More
  5. World of the Fatimids

    World of the Fatimids [Hardback]

    Assadullah Souren Melikian-Chirvani (Editor)

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    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
  6. 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)

    Regular Price: £45.00

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    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
  7. Routledge Handbook on Jerusalem

    Routledge Handbook on Jerusalem [Hardback]

    Suleiman A. Mourad (Editor); Bedross Der Matossian (Editor); Naomi Koltun-Fromm (Editor)

    Regular Price: £165.00

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    ISBN: 9781138936935
    Published by : Routledge
    Few cities around the world transcend their physical boundaries the way Jerusalem does. As the spiritual capital of monotheism, Jerusalem has ancient roots and legacies that have imposed themselves on and accompanied its inhabitants throughout the... .... Learn More
  8. Women and the Making of the Mongol Empire

    Women and the Making of the Mongol Empire [Paperback]

    Anne F. Broadbridge (Author)

    Regular Price: £24.99

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    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
  9. Between Christ and Caliph: Law, Marriage, and Christian Community in Early Islam

    Between Christ and Caliph: Law, Marriage, and Christian Community in Early Islam [Hardback]

    Lev E. Weitz (Author)

    Regular Price: £54.00

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    ISBN: 9780812250275
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion
    In the conventional historical narrative, the medieval Middle East was composed of autonomous religious traditions, each with distinct doctrines, rituals, and institutions. Outside the world of theology, however, and beyond the walls of the mosque... .... Learn More
  10. 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)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    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

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