Ahmad Al-Mansur: Islamic Visionary / Edition 1

Ahmad Al-Mansur: Islamic Visionary / Edition 1

by Richard L. Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321250443

ISBN-13: 9780321250445

Pub. Date: 11/15/2005

Publisher: Pearson

This new entry into the Longman World Biography series examines a leading statesman who guided a key country during a pivotal time in history. Al-Mansur was a man of contradictions whose policies combined a vision of the future with a longing for the past; by building one state, he destroyed another.

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Overview

This new entry into the Longman World Biography series examines a leading statesman who guided a key country during a pivotal time in history. Al-Mansur was a man of contradictions whose policies combined a vision of the future with a longing for the past; by building one state, he destroyed another.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321250445
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
11/15/2005
Series:
Library of World Biography Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
603,261
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

CHAPTER 1 The Rise of the Sa‘di Dynasty

CHAPTER 2 Abu l’Abbas Ahmad: The Early Years
CHAPTER 3 Al-Mansur Assumes Power
CHAPTER 4 Commander of the Faithful
CHAPTER 5 Land of Gold
CHAPTER 6 The Invasion of Songhay
CHAPTER 7 Aftermath of Victory: Wealth and Woes
CHAPTER 8 An Ignominious Death
CHAPTER 9: Post-Mortem

EPILOGUE
A NOTE ON THE SOURCES
GLOSSARY

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