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A History of the Near East


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The Prophet and the Age of the Caliphates: The Islamic Near East from the Sixth to the Eleventh Century

The Prophet and the Age of the Caliphates: The Islamic Near East from the Sixth to the Eleventh Century

3rd Edition

Hugh Kennedy
December 10, 2015

The Prophet and the Age of Caliphates is an accessible history of the Near East from c.600-1050AD, the period in which Islamic society was formed. Beginning with the life of Muhammad and the birth of Islam, Hugh Kennedy goes on to explore the great Arab conquests of the seventh century and the...

The Arab Lands under Ottoman Rule: 1516-1800

The Arab Lands under Ottoman Rule: 1516-1800

1st Edition

Jane Hathaway, Karl Barbir
January 21, 2008

In this seminal study, Jane Hathaway presents a wide-ranging reassessment of the effects of Ottoman rule on the Arab Lands of Egypt, Greater Syria, Iraq and Yemen - the first of its kind in over forty years. Challenging outmoded perceptions of this period as a demoralizing prelude to the rise of...

The Formation of Turkey: The Seljukid Sultanate of Rum: Eleventh to Fourteenth Century

The Formation of Turkey: The Seljukid Sultanate of Rum: Eleventh to Fourteenth Century

1st Edition

Claude Cahen
May 25, 2001

From Byzantium to the Mongols to the Sultans of Rum, this acclaimed book offers an important insight into the evocative history of Turkey before the coming of Ottoman power. Turkey forms a historical bridge between Europe and Asia and as such has played a pivotal role throughout history. The...

The Near East since the First World War: A History to 1995

The Near East since the First World War: A History to 1995

2nd Edition

Malcolm Yapp
June 27, 1996

This clear, balanced and authoritative survey of the history of the region is now fully up to date again. The text contains a general regional introduction, followed by a series of country-by-country analyses, and a section which places the Near East in the international context. Professor Yapp' s...

The Making of the Modern Near East 1792-1923

The Making of the Modern Near East 1792-1923

1st Edition

Malcolm Yapp
January 25, 1988

This clear, and authoritative text surveys the history of the region from the collapse of the Ottoman Empire to the present day.It contains a general regional introduction, followed by a series of country-by-country analyses, and a section which places the Near East in the international context....

The Age of the Crusades: The Near East from the Eleventh Century to 1517

The Age of the Crusades: The Near East from the Eleventh Century to 1517

1st Edition

P.M. Holt
February 17, 1986

The kaleidoscopic political changes during the years covered by this volume include the rise and fall of the Crusader states, the expansion of the Mongol empire, the rise of the Mamluk sultanate and of its ultimate conquerors, the Ottomans. To all of these Professor Holt is a clear and skilful...

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