Islamic World & Culture

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  1. The Politics and Culture of an Umayyad Tribe

    The Politics and Culture of an Umayyad Tribe [Hardback]

    Mohammad Rihan (Author)

    Regular Price: £77.00

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    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
  2. Ahlat 2008

    Ahlat 2008 [Paperback]

    Roberto Bixio (Editor); Andrea De Pascale (Editor)

    Regular Price: £31.00

    Special Price: £10.00

    ISBN: 9781407311814
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2560
    Since 1991, the Centro Studi Sotterranei of Genoa has conducted the exploration, survey and documentation of rock-cut and underground structures located in different regions of Turkey. The Ka.Y.A. project was begun in 2007, with the goal of the id... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. World of the Fatimids

    World of the Fatimids [Hardback]

    Assadullah Souren Melikian-Chirvani (Editor)

    Regular Price: £52.00

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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
  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

    Special Price: £135.00

    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. 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

    Special Price: £36.00

    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
  9. 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 [Hardback]

    Eve Krakowski (Author)

    Regular Price: £30.00

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    ISBN: 9780691174983
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    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
  10. Concubines and Courtesans: Women and Slavery in Islamic History

    Concubines and Courtesans: Women and Slavery in Islamic History [Hardback]

    Matthew S. Gordon (Editor); Kathryn A. Hain (Editor)

    Regular Price: £71.00

    Special Price: £45.00

    ISBN: 9780190622183
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Concubines and Courtesans contains sixteen essays that consider, from a variety of viewpoints, enslaved and freed women across medieval and pre-modern Islamic social history. The essays bring together arguments regarding slavery, gender, social ne... .... Learn More

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