The Cambridge History of Iran. Volume 5. The Saljuq and Mongol Periods.

Boyle, J. A. (Edit.)

Book ID: 15112

ISBN:      052106936x


8vo. xiii, 762 pp., [1], 16 b/w plates, cloth in clipped d/w, biblio, index, previous owner’s name inscribed verso front & lower cover, jacket slightly rubbed at lower spine, otherwise copy clean inside & in very good condition, Cambridge at The University Press, first edition, 1968.


‘A survey of every aspect of the civilisations which flourished in the Iranian region between the eleventh and the thirteenth centuries; the rise and decline of the Saljuks, the Mongol invasion and the establishment of the Mongol regime which dominated the Middle East for more than a century”. Leaf jacket.
Contents: 1. The political and dynastic history of the Iranian world (AD 1000-1217) C. E. Bosworth; 2. The internal structure of the Saljuq empire A. K. S. Lambton; 3. Religion in the Saljuq period A. Bausani; 4. Dynastic and political history of the Il-Khans J. A. Boyle; 5. The Isma ‘Ili State M. G. S. Hodgson; 6. The socio-economic condition of Iran under the Il-Khans I. P. Petrushevsky; 7. Religion under the mongols A. Bausani; 8. Poets and prose writers of the late Saljuq and Mongol periods J. Rypka; 9. The visual arts, 1050-1350 O. Grabar; 10. The exact sciences in Iran under the Saljuqs and Mongols E. S. Kennedy.

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