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A reference work that thoroughly documents the extensive military history of the Islamic world between the 7th century and the present day.
· Includes an introductory essay
· Provides over 600 A–Z entries, many with accompanying images
· Contains contributions by some of the leading scholars in the field of military history
· Provides a convenient glossary of commonly used Islamic military terms intended for general readers
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In January 1902, Ibn Saud led a daring attack on Riyadh with just 40 men, successfully capturing his ancestral home city, inspiring many other Arab tribesmen, and setting a precedent by becoming the future king of Saudi Arabia. The events of Ibn Saud's remarkable life comprise only one of the many fascinating stories throughout Islamic history.About the Author:
Alexander Mikaberidze is assistant professor of history at Louisiana State University, Shreveport, LA and an award-winning author of eight books.
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Book Description ABC-CLIO, 2011. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1598843362
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