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The Mamluks in Egyptian and Syrian politics and society [electronic resource] / edited by Michael Winter and Amalia Levanoni.

Contributor(s): Winter, Michael, 1934- | Levanoni, Amalia.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Medieval Mediterranean: v. 51.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston, MA : Brill, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 450 p.) : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 1423711831 (electronic bk.); 9781423711834 (electronic bk.); 9047402634; 9789047402633.Subject(s): Mamelukes -- Congresses | Egypt -- History -- 1250-1517 -- Congresses | Syria -- History -- 1260-1516 -- Congresses | Mamelukes | Egypt -- History -- 1250-1517 | Syria -- History -- 1260-1516 | HISTORY | Mamelukken | Humaniora HistorieGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Mamluks in Egyptian and Syrian politics and society.DDC classification: 962/.02 Other classification: 15.75 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; List of Abbreviations; List of Illustrations; List of Contributors; Introduction; PART ONE THE FORMATIVE STAGE OF THE MAMLUK SULTANATE; PART TWO MAMLUK ARCHIVAL EVIDENCE; PART THREE CONTINUITY AND CHANGE IN THE MAMLUK ARMY; PART FOUR PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION IN MAMLUK PALESTINE; PART FIVE IBN TAYMIYYA AND MAMLUK SOCIETY; PART SIX MAMLUK ECONOMY; PART SEVEN THE MAMLUKS IN SYRIA; PART EIGHT THE MAMLUKS IN OTTOMAN EGYPT; Index.
Summary: This work consists of 19 studies by historians of the Mamluks. Drawing on primary Arabic sources, the studies discuss central political, military, urban, social, administrative, economic, financial and religious aspects of the Mamluk Empire that was established in 1250 by Mamluks.
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Based on presentations at an international conference held at the Universities of Haifa and Tel-Aviv, May 2000.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preface; List of Abbreviations; List of Illustrations; List of Contributors; Introduction; PART ONE THE FORMATIVE STAGE OF THE MAMLUK SULTANATE; PART TWO MAMLUK ARCHIVAL EVIDENCE; PART THREE CONTINUITY AND CHANGE IN THE MAMLUK ARMY; PART FOUR PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION IN MAMLUK PALESTINE; PART FIVE IBN TAYMIYYA AND MAMLUK SOCIETY; PART SIX MAMLUK ECONOMY; PART SEVEN THE MAMLUKS IN SYRIA; PART EIGHT THE MAMLUKS IN OTTOMAN EGYPT; Index.

This work consists of 19 studies by historians of the Mamluks. Drawing on primary Arabic sources, the studies discuss central political, military, urban, social, administrative, economic, financial and religious aspects of the Mamluk Empire that was established in 1250 by Mamluks.

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