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The Seljuqs Politics, Society and Culture

by Christian Lange, Songul Mecit

The Seljuqs Politics, Society and Culture Synopsis

This volume takes political, social and cultural approaches to the study of the Seljuq dynasty, shedding new light on a variety of subjects. The various chapters cover geographical spectrum, from Central Asia and Persia to Iraq, Syria and Anatolia, and address questions such as the ideological foundations and ritual expressions of Seljuq power, the mutual attitudes of the learned classes and the Seljuq state, the organization of space, and the relationship between nomads and the settled peoples.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780748668571
Publication date: 2nd October 2012
Author: Christian Lange, Songul Mecit
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 328 pages
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About Christian Lange, Songul Mecit

Christian Lange is Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies at Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Songul Mecit is Part-time Lecturer in Islamic Studies at the University of Edinburgh.

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