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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Islam

    Islam: An Illustrated Journey [Hardback]

    Farhad Daftary (Author); Zulfikar Hirji (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9781898592358
    Published by : Azimuth Editions
    Beginning in the world of late antiquity and the pre-Islamic period, the book takes the reader through Islam’s formative era and early development in the Arabian Peninsula, the rise and decline of major Muslim dynasties and finally into its place ... .... Learn More
  4. 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)

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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
  5. 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
  6. Mázandarán and Astarábád

    Mázandarán and Astarábád [Paperback]

    H. L. Rabino (Author); Charles Melville (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781909724921
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Mázandarán and Astarábád was first published as volume VII of the new series of the E.J.W. Gibb Memorial Series (1928). Much of the data was retrieved in the course of two expeditions by the author, one in spring of 1908 and the other between Nove... .... Learn More
  7. Sea of the Caliphs: The Mediterranean in the Medieval Islamic World

    Sea of the Caliphs: The Mediterranean in the Medieval Islamic World [Hardback]

    Christophe Picard (Author)

    Regular Price: £28.95

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    ISBN: 9780674660465
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    “How could I allow my soldiers to sail on this disloyal and cruel sea?” These words, attributed to the most powerful caliph of medieval Islam, Umar Ibn al-Khattab (634–644), have led to a misunderstanding in the West about the importance of the Me... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. Ethics and Poetry in Sixth-Century Arabia

    Ethics and Poetry in Sixth-Century Arabia [Hardback]

    Nadia Jamil (Author)

    £46.00

    ISBN: 9781909724969
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    The poetry of pre-Islamic Arabia is a neglected tessera in the mosaic of Late Antiquity. It is the only literary corpus of that time that embodies the voices of the Arabs, and is, thus, a critical complementary resource for understanding the histo... .... Learn More
  10. The Geographical Part of the Nuzhat al-qulūb

    The Geographical Part of the Nuzhat al-qulūb [Paperback]

    Ḥamd-Allāh Mustaufī (Author); Guy Le Strange (Author); Charles Melville (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781909724884
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Guy Le Strange (1854-1933) pioneered the study of the historical geography of the Middle East, and especially Persia, notably in his Lands of the Eastern Caliphate (Cambridge, 1905) and the present work which contains an English translation of Mu... .... Learn More

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