Power, Politics and Religion in Timurid Iran

Power, Politics and Religion in Timurid Iran

by Beatrice Forbes Manz
     
 

A comprehensive history of Iran in the early fifteenth century under the Timurids.See more details below

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A comprehensive history of Iran in the early fifteenth century under the Timurids.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521865470
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2006
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

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Meet the Author

Beatrice Forbes Manz is Associate Professor of History at Tufts University, Massachusetts. Her previous publications include The Rise and Fall of Tamerlane (1989) and, as editor, Studies on Chinese and Islamic Central Asia (1995).

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Table of Contents

List of maps; Preface; Chronology; Family tree of major Timurid princes; Introduction; 1. The formation of the Timurid State under Shahrukh; 2. Issues of sources and historiography; 3. Shahrukh's Dīwān and its personnel; 4. Political and military resources of Iran; 5. Timurid rule in southern and central Iran; 6. Political dynamics in the realm of the supernatural; 7. The dynasty and the politics of the religious classes; 8. The rebellion of Sultan Muhammad b. Baysunghur and the struggle over succession; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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