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Published: 26 May 2011

352 Pages | 11 black and white illustrations, 1 map


ISBN: 9780199203185

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Britain and the Islamic World, 1558-1713

Gerald MacLean and Nabil Matar

  • The first full study of English relations with the entire Islamic world in the period before European imperialism, so allows comparative analysis of English attitudes to Moors, Turks, Persians, Mughals, and the different forms of Islamic society they represent
  • The first study to use Arabic archives from Morocco to describe Anglo-Islamic relations, and to make extensive and comparative use of other archives for North Africa and the East India Company
  • Compares and contrasts British experience with that of French and other Europeans