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Arts of Iran in Istanbul and Anatolia Seven Essays
ISBN: PB: 9780674987340, Harvard University Press, December 2018
225 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 67 halftones
Many spectacular examples of Persianate art survive to the present day, safeguarded in Istanbul and beyond – celebrating the glory of the Persian Empire (and, later, the Ottoman Empire). These include illustrated books, featuring exquisitely painted...
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£17,00
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Land of the Elephant Kings Space, Territory, and Ideology in the Seleucid Empire
ISBN: PB: 9780674986886, ISBN: HB: 9780674728820, Harvard University Press, August 2018
448 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 15 halftones, 9 maps
The Seleucid Empire (311-64 BCE) was unlike anything the ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern worlds had seen. Stretching from present-day Bulgaria to Tajikistan – the bulk of Alexander the Great's Asian conquests – the kingdom encompassed a territ...
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Muslim Brotherhood and West A History of Enmity and Engagement
ISBN: HB: 9780674970700, Harvard University Press, February 2018
672 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
"The Muslim Brotherhood and the West" is the first comprehensive history of the relationship between the world's largest Islamist movement and the Western powers that have dominated the Middle East for the past century: Britain and the United States....
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£25,00
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Sea of the Caliphs The Mediterranean in the Medieval Islamic World
ISBN: HB: 9780674660465, Harvard University Press, February 2018
314 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 2 halftones, 8 maps
"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 Medit...
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Mughal Arcadia Persian Literature in an Indian Court
ISBN: HB: 9780674975859, Harvard University Press, November 2017
268 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 halftones, 1 map
At its height in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the Mughal Empire was one of the largest empires in Eurasia, with territory extending over most of the Indian subcontinent and much of present-day Afghanistan. As part of the Persianate world...
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£28,00
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New Pakistani Middle Class
ISBN: HB: 9780674280038, Harvard University Press, November 2017
168 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 3 halftones
Pakistan's presence in the outside world is dominated by images of religious extremism and violence. These images – and the narratives that interpret them – inform events in the international realm, but they also twist back around to shape local clas...
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£32,00
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Afghanistan Rising Islamic Law and Statecraft between the Ottoman and British Empires
ISBN: HB: 9780674971943, Harvard University Press, November 2017
390 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25 halftones, 5 maps, 1 chart, 2 tables
Debunking conventional narratives of Afghanistan as a perennial war zone and the rule of law as a secular-liberal monopoly, Faiz Ahmed presents a vibrant account of the first Muslim-majority country to gain independence, codify its own laws, and rati...
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£35,00
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Middle East and Making of Modern World
ISBN: HB: 9780674088337, Harvard University Press, August 2017
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 halftones, 3 maps
In "The Middle East and the Making of the Modern World", Cyrus Schayegh presents an innovative socio-spatial history that traces how different geographic areas and networks molded the Middle East from the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century....
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Idea of the Muslim World A Global Intellectual History
ISBN: HB: 9780674050372, Harvard University Press, April 2017
304 pp., 21x14 cm
When President Barack Obama visited Cairo in 2009 to deliver an address to Muslims worldwide, he followed in the footsteps of countless politicians who have taken the existence of a unified global Muslim community for granted. But as Cemil Aydin expl...
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£21,00
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Visualizing Community Art, Material Culture, and Settlement in Byzantine Cappadocia
ISBN: HB: 9780884024132, Harvard University Press, March 2017
558 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 410 colour illus., 18 halftones, 90 line illus., 4 maps
Cappadocia, a picturesque volcanic region of central Anatolia, preserves the best evidence of daily life in the Byzantine Empire and yet remains remarkably understudied, better known to tourists than to scholars. The area preserves an abundance of ph...
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£64,00
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