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The articulation of power in medieval Iberia and the Maghrib

Author: Amira K Bennison; British Academy,
Publisher: Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series: Proceedings of the British Academy, 195.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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How do rulers make their rule palatable to their people? This volume examines the question from the perspective of medieval Muslims in the areas that are now Spain, Portugal, and Morocco, and looks at strategies of legitimation ranging from the use of titles to issues such as economic prosperity.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Articulation of power in medieval Iberia and the Maghrib.
Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2014
Named Person: Beni Marin dynasty.; Beni Marin dynasty.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amira K Bennison; British Academy,
ISBN: 0191771899 9780191771897
OCLC Number: 903283135
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 263 pages) : maps (blacka and white
Contents: Introduction / Amira K. Bennison --
Islam and the 'great divergence' : the case of the Moroccan Marīnid Empire, 1269-1465 CE / Maya Shatzmiller --
Writing history as a political act : Ibn Khaldūn, ʻAṣabiyya and legitimacy / Allen J. Fromherz --
The genealogical legitimization of the Naṣrid dynasty : the alleged Anṣārī origins of the Banū Naṣr / Bárbara Boloix-Gallardo --
Jihād as a means of political legitimation in thirteenth-century Sharq al-Andalus / Abigail Krasner Balbale --
Hounouring the Prophet's family : a comparison of the approaches to political legitimacy of Abūʼl-Ḥasan ʻAlī al-Marīnī and Aḥmad al-Manṣūr al-Saʻdī / Stephen Cory --
ʻAzafid Ceuta, Mawlid al-Nabī and the development of Marīnid strategies of legitimation / James A.O.C. Brown --
On Muḥammad V, Ibn al-Khaṭīb and Sufism / Cynthia Robinson and Amalia Zomeño --
Hospitality, charity and political legitimacy in pre-modern Morocco / Mohamed El Mansour --
Drums, banners and baraka : symbols of authority during the first century of Marīnid rule, 1250-1350 / Amira K. Bennison --
The ransom industry and the expectation of refuge on the western Mediterranean Muslim-Christian frontier, 1085-1350 / Camilo Gómez-Rivas --
Nomadic populations and the challenge to political legitimacy : three cases from the medieval Islamic west / Russell Hopley.
Series Title: Proceedings of the British Academy, 195.
Responsibility: edited by Amira K. Bennison.

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