Journals Higher Education

$44.95

Paperback

Published: 01 March 2017

416 Pages | 19 black and white

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780748640768


Also Available As:


Request Examination Copy


Bookseller Code (01)

The Fatimid Empire

Michael Brett

Published by Edinburgh University Press

The Edinburgh History of the Islamic Empires

  • The first complete history of the Fatimid empire in English, establishing its central contribution to medieval Islamic history
  • Covers the relationship of tribal to civilian economy and society, the formation and evolution of the dynastic state, and the relationship of that state to economy and society
  • Explores the question of cultural change, specifically Arabisation and Islamisation
  • Goes beyond the history of Islam, not only to introduce the Crusades, but to compare and contrast the dynasty with the counterparts of its theocracy in Byzantium and Western Europe
Share:

Also of Interest