Books

An overview of books by members of the School of Abbasid Studies.
D.G. Tor, ed.
2017
The ʿAbbāsid and Carolingian Empires: Comparative Studies in Civilizational Formation. Islamic History and Civilization Series.
Nadia Maria El Cheikh
2015
Women, Islam, and Abbasid Identity
John A. Nawas
2015
Al-Maʾmūn, the Inquisition, and the Quest for Caliphal Authority
Emily Selove
2016
Hikāyat Abī al-Qāsim: A Literary Banquet

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Now available: JAS 5

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