Muslim Cities in the Later Middle Ages

Muslim Cities in the Later Middle Ages

by Ira M. Lapidus
     
 

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First published in 1967, Muslim Cities in the Later Middle Ages is one of the most influential works in the field of Islamic history. Primarily a study of the main cities of the Mamluk state of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries AD, Professor Lapidus' book serves to provide a framework for understanding the long evolution of Muslim political and social

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First published in 1967, Muslim Cities in the Later Middle Ages is one of the most influential works in the field of Islamic history. Primarily a study of the main cities of the Mamluk state of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries AD, Professor Lapidus' book serves to provide a framework for understanding the long evolution of Muslim political and social institutions and urban societies. The relationships between military rulers, the bourgeoisie and the common people are presented in a study of wide relevance to social history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521277624
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2008
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)

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