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Author Milwright, Marcus.

Title The fortress of the raven : Karak in the Middle Islamic period (1100 -1650) / by Marcus Milwright
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 445 pages, 23 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Series Islamic history and civilization, 0929-2403 ; v. 72
Islamic history and civilization ; v. 72
Contents Notes; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Chapter One Introduction; The Karak Plateau; Settlement patterns and the Archaeological Record; Methodology and Chapter Outline; PART ONE THE HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF KARAK IN THE MIDDLE ISLAMIC PERIOD; Chapter Two The Political History of Karak; Chapter Three Administration and Architectural Patronage in Karak and its Dependent Regions; Chapter Four Economic Survey of Karak and its Dependent Regions; Chapter Five Summary of the Historical Evidence; PART TWO THE MIDDLE ISLAMIC CERAMICS FROM KARAK; Chapter Six Unglazed Ceramics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-432) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ayyubids -- History.
Islamic civilization.
Mamelukes -- History.
Karak (Jordan : Province) -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008004378
ISBN 1282601997
9047432908 (electronic bk.)
9789047432906 (electronic bk.)