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The 'Alids' : the first family of Islam, 750-1200

Author: Teresa Bernheimer
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Presents the social history of the descendants of the Prophet Muhammad in early Islam. This book covers the crucial formative period from the Abbasid Revolution of 750 to the Seljuq period of 1100.  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Aliden
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Teresa Bernheimer
ISBN: 9780748695843 0748695842 9780748638475 0748638474
OCLC Number: 891659320
Notes: Originally published: 2013.
Illustrations include maps and family trees.
Description: vii, 119 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Genealogy, money and the drawing of boundaries --
Shifting hierarchies and emphasising kinship: 'Alid marriage patterns --
The Niqāba, the headship of the 'Alid Family --
The 'Alids as local nobility --
Responsibility: Teresa Bernheimer.


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