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Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography : Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the Abbasid Caliphate (Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization)
Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the Abbasid Caliphate - Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization
Author: Tayeb El-Hibri
The reigns of the caliph Harun al-Rashid and his successor al-Ma'mun have long been viewed as the golden age of the medieval Islamic caliphate. Yet how did chroniclers represent this crucial period? Tayeb El-Hibri's book applies a new literary-critical reading to the sources to demonstrate how medieval narrators devised various elusive ways of s...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780521650236
ISBN-10: 0521650232
Publication Date: 12/28/1999
Pages: 246
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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