Practising diplomacy in the Mamluk Sultanate : gifts and material culture in the medieval Islamic world

"Elaborate and sensational gifts were the hallmark of Mamluk diplomacy. From Cairo, where they controlled the medieval spice trade and the holy sites of Christianity and Islam, the Mamluk Sultans - conscious of their humble slave origins - augmented their claims to legitimacy through brilliant...

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Main Author: Behrens-Abouseif, Doris
Published: London ; New York: I.B. Tauris, c2014.
Series: Library of Middle East history
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Scholar's Library

Call Number: DT96 BEH 2014
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0000019419 Open Collection Book AVAILABLE