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Power, Politics and Religion in Timurid Iran.

Author: Beatrice Forbes Manz
Publisher: Leiden : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series: Cambridge studies in Islamic civilization.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The first full history of Iran in the early fifteenth century under the Timurids.

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Manz, Beatrice Forbes.
Power, Politics and Religion in Timurid Iran.
Leiden : Cambridge University Press, ©2007
Named Person: Tīmūrides (dynastie)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Beatrice Forbes Manz
ISBN: 9780511269318 0511269315
OCLC Number: 780846128
Description: 1 online resource (336 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Maps; Preface; Chronology; Introduction; Chapter 1 The formation of the Timurid state under Shahrukh; Chapter 2 Issues of sources and historiography; Chapter 3 Shahrukh's diwan and its personnel; Chapter 4: Political and military resources of Iran; Chapter 5 Timurid rule in southern and central Iran; Chapter 6: Political dynamics in the realm of the supernatural; Chapter 7 The dynasty and the politics of the religious classes; Chapter 8 The rebellion of Sultan Muhammad b. Baysunghur and the struggle over succession. ConclusionBibliography; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in Islamic civilization.


A comprehensive history of Iran in the early fifteenth century, under the Timurids, a Turkic dynasty of nomadic origin. Beatrice Forbes Manz gives a vivid portrait of society in court, city and  Read more...


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