Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2015

320 Pages | 50 illustrations

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748638260

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The Great Seljuk Empire

A. C. S. Peacock

Published by Edinburgh University Press

The Edinburgh History of the Islamic Empires

  • The first book in a western language to offer an overview of this major Islamic empire
  • Provides a narrative history and a thematic analysis of the empire's institutions and aspects of life in the Seljuk world
  • Examines the political, administrative, military, religious, economic and social organization of the Great Seljuk Empire using a wide variety of historical and literary sources
  • Draws on the evidence of archaeology and material culture
  • Illustrated with images, maps, charts, family trees
  • Text boxes introduce key themes and institutions

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