Islamic World & Culture

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  1. Theory and Practice of Market Law in Medieval Islam

    Theory and Practice of Market Law in Medieval Islam [Hardback]

    M. Izzi Dien (Author)

    Regular Price: £46.00

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    ISBN: 9780906094334
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    This book represents an explanation of the institution of hisba in medieval Islam, through one of the most used texts in the field. It includes a thorough translation of the text, written by a practising muhtasib, scholar and judge, together wi... .... Learn More
  2. Takhyil

    Takhyil: The Imaginary in Classical Arabic Poetics [Hardback]

    G. J. Van Gelder (Author); M. Hammond (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

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    ISBN: 9780906094693
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Takhyil is a term from Arabic poetics denoting the evocation of images. It has a broad spectrum of connotations throughout classical philosophical poetics and rhetoric, and it is closely linked to the Greek concept of phantasia. This volume is... .... Learn More
  3. Books and Bibliophiles

    Books and Bibliophiles: Studies in honour of Paul Auchterlonie on the Bio-Bibliography of the Muslim World [Hardback]

    Robert Gleave (Editor)

    Regular Price: £40.00

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    ISBN: 9781909724402
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    The diverse studies presented in this volume recount the production, understanding and organisation of Muslim literature, both in the Muslim world and Western Europe. First, there are bio-bibliographical studies of Middle Eastern and Muslim liter... .... Learn More
  4. Mujùn: Libertinism in Medieval Muslim Society and Literature

    Mujùn: Libertinism in Medieval Muslim Society and Literature [Hardback]

    Zoltan Szombathy (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780906094617
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    This book is about an aspect of mediaeval Arabic culture and literature known in Arabic as mujùn (roughly 'libertinism, licentiousness, frivolity, indecency, profligacy, shamelessness, impertinence', etc.), a concept that students of mediaeval Ara... .... Learn More
  5. Mission to the Lord Sophy of Persia (1539-1542)

    Mission to the Lord Sophy of Persia (1539-1542) [Paperback]

    Michel Membre (Author); A. H. Morton (Author)

    Regular Price: £18.00

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    ISBN: 9780906094433
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Persian Studies
    The description of his mission to the court of the Shah Tahmasp I of Persia by the Venetian Michele Membre is one of the most informative as well as one of the most individual of the few European accounts of 16th century Persia. .... Learn More
  6. Nomadism in Iran

    Nomadism in Iran [Hardback]

    D. T. Potts (Author)

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    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
  7. Tell el-Hesi V

    Tell el-Hesi V: The Muslim Cemetery in Fields V and VI/IX (Stratum II) [Hardback]

    J. Kenneth Eakins (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9780931464782
    Published by : Eisenbrauns
    This publication of the Bedouin cemetery unearthed during Phase Two of the modern excavations at Tell el-Hesi reflects the commitment of the Hesi group to study thoroughly all strata at the site, not just those of primary interest to the group.... .... Learn More
  8. Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum, Volume One

    Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum, Volume One [Hardback]

    David Whitehouse (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781555953553
    Published by : Hudson Hill Press
    This hefty and beautifully produced catalogue presents 595 objects and fragments with scratch-engraved and wheel-cut ornament made in the Islamic world between the eighth and eleventh centuries. All are photographed in colour with description and ... .... Learn More
  9. Court & Craft

    Court & Craft: A masterpiece from northern Iraq [Paperback]

    Rachel Ward (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781907372650
    Published by : Paul Holberton
    A masterpiece of medieval Arab metalwork revealed, shedding light on courtly life in northern Iraq under the Mongol governorship. Accompanying a major scholarly exhibition at The Courtauld Gallery, this book explores one of the most beautiful and ... .... Learn More
  10. Artisans of Empire

    Artisans of Empire: Crafts and Craftspeople Under the Ottomans [Paperback]

    Suraiya Faroqhi (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781848859609
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    The manufacture and trade in crafted goods and the men and women who were involved in this industry - including metalworkers, ceramicists, silk weavers, fez-makers, blacksmiths and even barbers - lay at the social as well as the economic heart of ... .... Learn More

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