The Orient Under The Caliphs.

Kremer, Alfred Von / S. Khuda Bukhsh (trsl).

Book ID: 27246

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8 vo. xii, [1], 463 pp, cloth, slightly rubbed at extremities, translated from Von Kremer’s Culturgeschichte des Orients, previous owners’ name inscribed on front fly leaf, light foxing to endpapers and outer margins, otherwise copy in very good condition, University of Calcutta, first edition, 1920.

Synopsis

A main source on Islamic civilization, it provides an account of the rise of the Caliphate followed by a fascinating account of town life and the Omayyad court at Damascus.

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