The Orient Under The Caliphs.
Kremer, Alfred Von.
Book ID: 355
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8vo. xii, 463 pp., cloth in slightly soiled d/w, translated by S. Khuda Bukhsh from Von Kremer's Culturgeschichte des Orients, United Publishers, Beirut, 1973.
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.