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The Resource When Baghdad ruled the Muslim world : the rise and fall of Islam's greatest dynasty, Hugh Kennedy

When Baghdad ruled the Muslim world : the rise and fall of Islam's greatest dynasty, Hugh Kennedy

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When Baghdad ruled the Muslim world : the rise and fall of Islam's greatest dynasty
Title
When Baghdad ruled the Muslim world
Title remainder
the rise and fall of Islam's greatest dynasty
Statement of responsibility
Hugh Kennedy
Title variation
  • Rise and fall of Islam's greatest dynasty
  • Court of the Caliphs
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
XTC
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Kennedy, Hugh
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Kennedy, Hugh
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  • Abbasids
  • Islam
  • Baghdad (Iraq)
  • Islamic Empire
  • Islamic Empire
Label
When Baghdad ruled the Muslim world : the rise and fall of Islam's greatest dynasty, Hugh Kennedy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in the United Kingdom under as The Court of the Caliphs
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-316) and index
Contents
Revolution -- Mansūr and his legacy -- Hārūn al-Rashīd: the golden prime -- The war between the brothers -- Poetry and power at the early Abbasid Court -- Landscape with palaces -- The Harem -- Ma'mūn to Mutawwakil -- Abbasid Court culture -- High noon in Sāmarrā
Control code
ocm67982996
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st De Capo Press pbk ed.
Extent
xxv, 326 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780306814808
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., geneal. table, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)67982996
Label
When Baghdad ruled the Muslim world : the rise and fall of Islam's greatest dynasty, Hugh Kennedy
Publication
Note
Originally published in the United Kingdom under as The Court of the Caliphs
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-316) and index
Contents
Revolution -- Mansūr and his legacy -- Hārūn al-Rashīd: the golden prime -- The war between the brothers -- Poetry and power at the early Abbasid Court -- Landscape with palaces -- The Harem -- Ma'mūn to Mutawwakil -- Abbasid Court culture -- High noon in Sāmarrā
Control code
ocm67982996
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st De Capo Press pbk ed.
Extent
xxv, 326 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780306814808
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., geneal. table, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)67982996

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