The Prophet and the Age of the Caliphates: The Islamic Near East from the Sixth to the Eleventh Century
The Arab Lands under Ottoman Rule: 1516-1800
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...