Mamlukica
Language: de
Pages: 446
Authors: Stephan Conermann
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: V&R unipress GmbH

Wer sich mit der gut 250 Jahre andauernden Mamlukenzeit in Ägypten und Syrien (1250-1517) zu beschäftigen beginnt, kann recht schnell zumindest ein Charakteristikum dieser Zeit benennen: die ganz ungewöhnliche Polarisierung der Gesellschaft. Eine vornehmlich arabische Bevölkerung wurde beherrscht von einer durchweg turkstämmigen Elite freigelassener Militärsklaven, die sich durch ein sich
Dār al-islām / dār al-ḥarb
Language: en
Pages: 460
Authors: Stephan Conermann
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-16 - Publisher: BRILL

This volume provides the first collection of studies devoted to the binomial dār al-islām / dār al-ḥarb, offering new perspectives on this underexplored issue through the analysis of a wide range of contexts and sources, from medieval to modern times.
The Ayyubid Era. Art and Architecture in Medieval Syria
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Abd al-Razzaq Moaz, , , , , , , , , Yasser Tabbaa, Zina Takieddine, Verena Daiber, Dina Bakkour, Wa'al Hafian, Haytham Hasan, Balázs Mayor, Benjamin Michaudel
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Museum With No Frontiers, MWNF (Museum Ohne Grenzen)

This new MWNF Travel Book was conceived not long before the war started. All texts refer to the pre-war situation and are our expression of hope that Syria, a land that witnessed the evolution of civilisation since the beginnings of human history, may soon become a place of peace and
Index of Subjects to Volumes 1 - 8 and to the Supplement
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Clifford Edmund Bosworth, Hamilton Alexander Rosskeen Gibb, Peri J. Bearman, Hilda Pearson, Emeri J. van Donzel
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1954 - Publisher:

Books about Index of Subjects to Volumes 1 - 8 and to the Supplement
The Evolution of Social Institutions
Language: en
Pages: 661
Authors: Dmitri M. Bondarenko, Stephen A. Kowalewski, David B. Small
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-12 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book presents a novel and innovative approach to the study of social evolution using case studies from the Old and the New World, from prehistory to the present. This approach is based on examining social evolution through the evolution of social institutions. Evolution is defined as the process of