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Ritual, Politics, and the City in Fatimid Cairo (S U N Y Series in Medieval Middle East History)

Sanders, Paula

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ISBN 10: 0791417816 / ISBN 13: 9780791417812
Published by State Univ of New York Pr
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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0791417816 SUNY Press, 1994. Hard cover, first edition. Has a bit of minor rubbing to the edges, otherwise VG condition with no dust jacket, as issued. Bookseller Inventory # SKU1048627

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Title: Ritual, Politics, and the City in Fatimid ...

Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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This book provides an understanding of the complexities of political legitimacy in Islamic dynasties by examining Fatimid political culture in Egypt reconstructed from court rituals. The author approaches ritual as a dynamic process through which claims to political and religious authority in Islamic societies are articulated, and in which complex negotiations of power have taken place.

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Paula Sanders is Associate Professor of History at Rice University.

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