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The Cambridge history of Egypt 1, Islamic Egypt, 640 - 1517

Author: Martin W Daly; Carl F Petry
Publisher: Cambridge [u.a.] Cambridge Univ. Press 1998
Series: Cambridge histories online
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : 1. publ

The Cambridge History of Egypt offers a comprehensive English-language treatment of Egyptian history from the Arab conquest to the present day. The two-volume survey summarizes the debates and  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin W Daly; Carl F Petry
ISBN: 9780521471374 0521471370 9781139053372 113905337X
OCLC Number: 1198838043
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (XIX, 645 S.) : Ill., Kt.
Contents: 1. Egypt under Roman rule: the legacy of Ancient Egypt Robert K. Ritner; 2. Egypt on the eve of the Muslim conquest Walter E. Kaegi; 3. Egypt as a province in the Islamic Caliphate, 641-868 Hugh Kennedy; 4. Autonomous Egypt from Ibn Tulun to Kafur, 868-969 Thierry Bianquis; 5. The Ismaili Da'wa and the Fatimid Caliphate Paul E. Walker; 6. The Fatimid state, 969-1171 Paula A. Sanders; 7. The non-Muslim communities: the Christian community Terry G. Wilfong; 8. The non-Muslim communities: the Jewish community Norman A. Stillman; 9. The Crusader era and the Ayubbid dynasty Michael Chamberlain; 10. The Bahri Mamluk Sultanate, 1250-1390 Linda S. Northrup; 11. The regime of the Circassian Mamluks Jean-Claude Garcin; 12. The monetary history of Egypt, 642-1517 Warren C. Schultz; 13. Art and architecture in the medieval period Irene A. Bierman; 14. Culture and society during the late Middle Ages Jonathan P. Berkey; 15. Historiography of the Ayyubid and Mamluk epochs Donald P. Little; 16. Egypt in the world system of the later Middle Ages R. Stephen Humphreys; 17. The military institution and innovation in the late Mamluk period Carl F. Petry; 18. The Ottoman occupation Michael Winter.
Series Title: Cambridge histories online
Responsibility: general ed.: M. W. Daly.


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Review of the hardback: '... a fine addition to any personal or institutional library with interest in the Islamic world ... the authors and editors are to be congratulated.' Journal of the American Read more...

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