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Title Histories of the Middle East [electronic resource] : studies in Middle Eastern society, economy and law in honor of A.L. Udovitch / edited by Roxani Eleni Margariti, Adam Sabra, Petra M. Sijpesteijn.

Imprint Leiden [Netherlands] ; Boston : Brill, 2011.


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Description xxviii, 278 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map.
Series Islamic history and civilization. Studies and texts, 0929-2403 ; v. 79
Islamic history and civilization ; v. 79.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "There are 'ulama', and then there are 'ulama" : minor religious institutions and minor religious functionaries in medieval Cairo / Jonathan P. Berkey -- The Arabian silent trade : profit and nobility in the "markets of the 'Arabs'" / Michael Bonner -- Ringing church bells in Hafsid Tunis : religious concessions to Christian fondacos in the later thirteenth century / Olivia Remie Constable -- An overview of the slaves' juridical status at sea in Romano-Byzantine, and Islamic laws / Hassan S. Khalilieh -- Maritime cityscapes : lessons from real and imagined topographies of western Indian Ocean ports / Roxani Eleni Margariti -- Demonizing zenobia : the legend of al-Zabba" in Islamic sources / David S. Powers -- The view from the south : the maps of the book of curiosities and the commercial revolution of the eleventh century / Yossef Rapoport -- From artisan to courtier : sufism and social mobility in fifteenth-century Egypt / Adam Sabra -- Mini-dramas by the water : on irrigation rights and disputes in fifteenth-century Damascus / Boaz Shoshan -- Army economics : an early papyrus letter related to 'ata' payments / Petra M. Sijpesteijn.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Civilization, Arab.
Islamic civilization.
Civilization, Medieval.
Middle East -- Civilization.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Margariti, Roxani Eleni, 1969-
Sabra, Adam Abdelhamid, 1968-
Sijpesteijn, Petra.
Udovitch, Abraham L.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789004184275 (hardback : alk. paper)
9789004214736 (e-book)

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