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Author Crone, Patricia, 1945-2015.

Title Slaves on horses : the evolution of the Islamic polity / Patricia Crone
Published Cambridge, Eng. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, [1980]
©1980

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Description ix, 302 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Preface -- A note on conventions -- Part I. Introduction: 1. Historiographical introduction -- 2. The nature of the Arab conquest -- Part II. The Evolution of the Conquest Society: 3. The Sufyanid pattern, 661-84 [41-64] -- 4. Syria of 684 [64] -- 5. The Marwanid evolution, 684-744 [64-126] -- 6. The Marwanid faction -- 7. Syria of 744 [126] -- 8. Umayyad clientage -- Part III. The Failure of the Islamic Empire: 9. The abortive service aristocracy -- 10. The emergence of the slave soldiers -- 11. The emergence of the medieval polity -- Appendices -- Notes -- Bibliography -- General index -- Prosopographical index
Analysis Islamic countries Politics Role of slaves 650-850
Notes Based on part of the author's thesis, University of London, 1973
Includes indexes
Based on part of the author's thesis, University of London, 1973
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 272-287
Subject Slaves -- Islamic Empire.
Islamic Empire -- Politics and government.
LC no. 79050234
ISBN 0521229618
0521529409 paperback