The Buwayhid Dynasty in Iraq 334H./945 to 403H./1012: Shaping Institutions for the Future

The Buwayhid Dynasty in Iraq 334H./945 to 403H./1012: Shaping Institutions for the Future

by John Donohue, J. J. Donohue
     
 

A study of the shaping of political and social institutions in Baghdad by an Iranian Shiite dynasty that re-established the Caliphate on a new footing as the powerless symbol of authority and legitimacy.  See more details below

Overview

A study of the shaping of political and social institutions in Baghdad by an Iranian Shiite dynasty that re-established the Caliphate on a new footing as the powerless symbol of authority and legitimacy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004128606
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/27/2002
Series:
Islamic History and Civilization Series, #44
Pages:
382
Product dimensions:
6.64(w) x 9.74(h) x 1.22(d)

Meet the Author

John J. Donohue, Ph.D. (1966) in Arabic History, Harvard University, is Professor at St. Joseph University, Beirut, Director of the Center for the study of the Modern Arab World (CEMAM). He co-authored with John Esposito Islam in Transition (1982).

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