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Firearms of the Islamic world

Author: Robert Elgood
Publisher: London : Tauris, 1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

An illustrated volume giving an account of firearms of the Near and Middle East. The book should be of interest to collectors of firearms as well as those with a more general interest in military  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Elgood
ISBN: 185043963X 9781850439639
OCLC Number: 470485946
Description: 240 s. : illustrations
Contents: Naft and Moorish Spain; the Mamluks and their successors in Egypt; the Ottomans - Ottoman control and diffusion of firearms, the Ottoman adoption of pistols, the evolution of Ottoman firearms in the 17th and 18th centuries, the European arms trade with the Ottomans; the Maghrib - Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia; the Sudan; Arabia; the Balkans in the 18th and 19th centuries; the Caucasus and Daghestan - north-west Caucasus, Daghestan; Northern Syria and Iraq; Iran, Afghanistan and the Khanates; the Indian sub-continent - pre-Mughal India, the Portuguese in India, Mughal India, India in the 17th century, the British; India in the 18th and 19th centuries - Bengal, Pondicherry, Lucknow, Agra, Hansi and Jhujjur, Mysore, Rajasthan, Sind, Punjab, Kashmir and Kashgar, Bhutan and Tibet, the Arabs in Southern India; Ceylon and South-East Asia - catalogue of the guns and pistols in the Tareq Rajab Museum.
Responsibility: Robert Elgood


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