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Muslim Cities in the Later Middle Ages - Ira M. Lapidus

Muslim Cities in the Later Middle Ages

Paperback Published: 16th July 1984
ISBN: 9780521277624
Number Of Pages: 228

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First published in 1967, Muslim Cities in the Later Middle Ages is one of the most influential works in the field of Islamic history. Primarily a study of the main cities of the Mamluk state of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries AD, Professor Lapidus' book serves to provide a framework for understanding the long evolution of Muslim political and social institutions and urban societies. The relationships between military rulers, the bourgeoisie and the common people are presented in a study of wide relevance to social history.

A history of cities in the Mamluk empire
The Mamluck regime in the life of the cities
The urban society
The political system: the Mamluck state and the urban notables
The political system: the common people between violence and impotence
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ISBN: 9780521277624
ISBN-10: 0521277620
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 228
Published: 16th July 1984
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Type: Student edition