Capital Cities of Arab Islam.

Hitti, Philip K.

Book ID: 2790

ISBN:      0816606633


8vo. 176 pp, frontis. b/w plates & maps in text, cloth in slightly scuffed d/w, biblio, index, copy inside in mint condition, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, first edition, 1973.


Professor Hitti discusses the following cities:
1- Mecca: The Religious Capital.
2- Medina: The Caliphal Capital.
3- Damascus:The Imperial Capital.
4-Baghdad: The Intellectual Capital.
5- Cairo: The Dissident Capital.
6- Cordova: The European Capital.

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