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Author Raphael, Kate.

Title Muslim fortresses in the Levant [electronic resource] : between crusaders and Mongols / Kate Raphael.

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvi, 265 p. : ill., maps.
Series Culture and civilization in the Middle East ; 23
Culture and civilisation in the Middle East ; 23.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-261) and index.
Contents Ayyubid fortresses in the late twelfth and early thirteenth centuries: -- Muslims' apprenticeship -- Mongolian siege warfare and the defense of Mamluk fortresses -- Laying the foundations : fortification work conducted during the reign of Baybars (1260-1277), Qalawun (1280-1290) and al-Ashraf Khalil (1290-1293) -- Mamluk power on display : fortifications in the second half of the thirteenth century -- Military architecture versus political and military organization.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Fortification -- Egypt -- History -- To 1500.
Military architecture -- Egypt -- History -- To 1500.
Siege warfare -- Egypt -- History -- To 1500.
Architecture, Ayyubid -- Egypt.
Architecture, Mameluke -- Egypt.
Egypt -- History, Military -- To 1500.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780415569255 (hardback)
0415569257 (hardback)
9780203845165 (e-book)

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