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

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The Journal of Abbasid Studies (JAS) is a platform to discuss the political, cultural, social, economic, religious and intellectual life of the Abbasid Caliphate. The JAS 6 (2019) is now available.
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