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

    Special Price: £18.00

    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. 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

    Special Price: £25.00

    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
  3. World of the Fatimids

    World of the Fatimids [Hardback]

    Assadullah Souren Melikian-Chirvani (Editor)

    Regular Price: £52.00

    Special Price: £30.00

    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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. The Most Noble of People: Religious, Ethnic, and Gender Identity in Muslim Spain

    The Most Noble of People: Religious, Ethnic, and Gender Identity in Muslim Spain [Hardback]

    Jessica Coope (Author)

    Regular Price: £49.50

    Special Price: £39.00

    ISBN: 9780472130283
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
    The Most Noble of People presents a nuanced look at questions of identity in Muslim Spain under the Umayyads, an Arab dynasty that ruled from 756 to 1031. With a social historical emphasis on relations among different religious and ethnic groups, ... .... Learn More
  8. Iranian Copper, Brass and Bronze

    Iranian Copper, Brass and Bronze: Of the late 14th to the mid-18th centuries in the Collection of the State Hermitage Museum [Hardback]

    Anatoli Ivanov (Author)

    Regular Price: £29.00

    Special Price: £20.50

    ISBN: 9781898592372
    Published by : Azimuth Editions
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    In Western Europe the Golden Age of Islamic metalwork in Iran was (and is) generally considered to be the earlier period, and later metalwork was collected almost by accident and has been correspondingly little studied and poorly published, though... .... Learn More
  9. Night and Horses and the Desert

    Night and Horses and the Desert: An Anthology of Classic Arabic Literature [Paperback]

    Robert Irwin (Author)

    Regular Price: £15.00

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    ISBN: 9781468313123
    Published by : Overlook Press
    This anthology spans the 5th-16th century, from Afghanistan to Spain and includes extracts from major classics as well as the more obscure. Alongside these translated pieces, Irwin's commentary and guides to each text provide an explanatory histor... .... Learn More
  10. God Is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth

    God Is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth: Light in Islamic Art and Culture [Hardback]

    Sheila S. Blair (Editor); Jonathan M. Bloom (Editor)

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price: £24.95

    ISBN: 9780300215281
    Published by : Yale University Press
    The Qur'an makes rich references to light, tying it to revelation, and light consequently permeates the culture and visual arts of the Islamic lands. God Is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth explores the integral role of light in Islamic civi... .... Learn More

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