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Author Smith, Richard L. (Richard Lee), 1945-

Title Ahmad al-Mansur : Islamic visionary / Richard L. Smith.

Imprint New York : Pearson Longman, ©2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection Harmon  964.025 Ah51Bs 2006    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xv, 190 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
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Series The Library of world biography
Library of world biography.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The rise of the Sa‘di dynasty -- Abu L‘Abbas Ahmad : the early years -- Al-Mansur assumes power -- Commander of the faithful -- Land of gold -- The invasion of Songhay -- The aftermath of victory : wealth and woes -- An ignominious death -- Postmortem.
Summary "Sixteenth-century Moroccan Sultan Ahmad al-Mansur was an extraordinary individual whose policies and actions had repercussions from northern Europe to the interior of Africa. This biography examines a man of contradictions, who built one state and destroyed another during a crucial period in early modern history."--Jacket.
Subject Morocco -- History -- 1516-1830.
Amad al-Manr, Sultan of Morocco, 1549-1603.
Islam -- Africa, North.
Amad al-Manr, Sultan of Morocco, 1549-1603 (OCoLC)fst00247966
Islam. (OCoLC)fst00979776
North Africa. (OCoLC)fst01239515
Morocco. (OCoLC)fst01205592
Chronological Term 1516-1830
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 0321250443 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780321250445 (pbk. ; alk. paper)

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