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Islamic Central Asia

Islamic Central Asia
an anthology of historical sources

  • ISBN: 9780253221407
  • Editorial: Indiana University Press
  • Lugar de la edición: Bloomington. Estados Unidos de Norteamérica
  • Encuadernación: Rústica
  • Medidas: 24 cm
  • Nº Pág.: 318
  • Idiomas: Inglés

Papel: Rústica
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Edited by Scott C. Levi and Ron Sela. Islamic Central Asia is the first English-language anthology of primary documents for the study of Central Asian history. Scott C. Levi and Ron Sela draw from a vast array of historical sources to illustrate important aspects of the social, cultural, political, and economic history of Islamic Central Asia. These documents # many newly translated and most not readily available for study # cover the period from the 7th-century Arab conquests to the 19th-century Russian colonial era and provide new insights into the history and significance of the region. Biography: Scott C. Levi is Assistant Professor of Central Asian History at The Ohio State University. He is author of The Indian Diaspora in Central Asia and Its Trade, 1550#1900 and editor of India and Central Asia: Commerce and Culture, 1500#1800. Ron Sela is Assistant Professor of Central Asian History in the Department of Central Eurasian Studies at Indiana University Bloomington. He is author of The Legendary Biographies of Tamerlane: Islam and Heroic Apocrypha in Central Asia.

Edited by Scott C. Levi and Ron Sela


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