The Abbasid Caliphate: A History (Paperback)Tayeb El-Hibri (author)
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 360
Weight: 590 g
Dimensions: 227 x 152 x 19 mm
Edition: New edition
'Lucidly and elegantly written, this insightful tour de force wonderfully surveys one of the great dynasties of world history. El-Hibri traces the rapidly changing shape of the Abbasid Caliphate and the Abbasid Empire over five centuries to offer a truly captivating narrative beyond Golden Age and decline.' Konrad Hirschler, Freie Universitat Berlin
'In this richly informative and eminently readable book, Tayeb El-Hibri expertly narrates the political history and cultural achievements of the Abbasids of Baghdad, one of the greatest dynasties of the medieval world, covering the full five centuries of their rule over the far-flung lands of their empire.' Robert Hoyland, New York University
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