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The Resource Islamic Central Asia : an anthology of historical sources, edited by Scott C. Levi and Ron Sela

Islamic Central Asia : an anthology of historical sources, edited by Scott C. Levi and Ron Sela

Label
Islamic Central Asia : an anthology of historical sources
Title
Islamic Central Asia
Title remainder
an anthology of historical sources
Statement of responsibility
edited by Scott C. Levi and Ron Sela
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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, from the 7th-century Arab conquests to the 19th-century Russian colonial era. --from publisher description
Cataloging source
LLB
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Levi, Scott Cameron
  • Sela, Ron
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  • Islam
  • Asia, Central
  • Asia, Central
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Civilization
  • Islam
  • Asia, Central
  • Quelle
  • Islam
  • Zentralasien
Label
Islamic Central Asia : an anthology of historical sources, edited by Scott C. Levi and Ron Sela
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Note on Translation and Transliteration; Map; Introduction; Part 1: Central Asia in the Early Islamic Period, Seventh to Tenth Centuries; Introduction; A Central Asia and the Arab Conquests; 1 Baladhuri: The Arab Conquests of Central Asia; 2 Tabari: Another Look at the Arab Conquests; B Central Asia under the Samanids; 3 Narshakhi: The Rise of the House of Saman; 4 Hudud al-'Alam: The Frontiers of the Muslim World in the Tenth Century; C The Age of Learning; 5 Ibn Sina: Biographical Notes; 6 al-Biruni: On the Importance of the Sciences
  • Part 2: Encounter with the TurksIntroduction; A Turkic Peoples of the Steppe; 7 The Orkhon Inscriptions: The Early Turks; 8 al-Jahiz: The Peculiarities of the Turks; 9 Gardizi: The Turks in Early Muslim Traditions; 10 Ibn Fadlan: Journey to the Northern Lands; B Qarakhanids: The First Turkic Muslim State in Central Asia; 11 al-Kashghari: On the Linguistic Distribution of the Turks; 12 Jamal Qarshi: The Conversion to Islam of Satuq Bughra Khan; 13 Yusuf Hass Hajib: Advice to the Qarakhanid Rulers; C Central Asia in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries
  • 14 al-'Utbi: The Alliance of the Ghaznavids and Qarakhanids15 Ibn Khallikan: Biography of the Vizier Nizam al-Mulk; 16 Nizam al-Mulk: A Mirror for Princes; 17 Qabus-nama: A Different Mirror for Princes; 18 Liao Shih: Nomadic Khitan State and Society; Part 3: The Mongol Empire; Introduction; A Temujin and the Rise of the Mongol Empire; 19 Secret History of the Mongols: Temujin's Origins; 20 Hayton: Temujin and the Rise of the Mongol Empire; 21 Nasawi: The Khorezmshah's Downfall; 22 Chang Chun: A Daoist Monk in Central Asia; 23 Juzjani: Chaghatay the Accursed!
  • B Islamic Central Asia under Mongol Rule24 Rashid al-Din: In Defense of Chaghatay Khan; 25 Juvaini: The Il-Khan Hülegü Captures the Castles of the Heretics; 26 Mirza Haydar Dughlat: The Conversion to Islam of Tughluq Timur Khan; 27 Ibn Battuta: Travels in Western Central Asia in the Fourteenth Century; Part 4: Timur and the Timurids; Introduction; A Timur's Rise and Rule; 28 Ibn 'Arabshah: Timur and His Steppe Campaigns; 29 Ibn Khaldun: Personal Narrative of a Meeting with Timur; 30 Ruy González de Clavijo: A Spanish Embassy to Timur's Capital; B Central Asia in the Fifteenth Century
  • 31 Khwandamir: Timur's Heirs: Shahrukh and Ulughbeg32 Nava'i: A Comparison between Persian and Turkic; 33 Khoja Ahrar: Letters; 34 Five Readings on Sufi Orders in Central Asia: Competition, Practice, Politics; Part 5: Central Asia in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries; Introduction; A The Shïbanids and Central Asian Society in the Sixteenth Century; 35 Zubdat al-athar: The Beginnings of the Shïbanid State; 36 Babur: Description of the Farghana Valley and Babur's Ejection from Samarqand; 37 Anthony Jenkinson: An English Merchant in Central Asia
Control code
ocn868007870
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (338 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253013590
Lccn
2009024093
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt16gjxmv
Publisher number
MWT11531628
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)868007870
Label
Islamic Central Asia : an anthology of historical sources, edited by Scott C. Levi and Ron Sela
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Note on Translation and Transliteration; Map; Introduction; Part 1: Central Asia in the Early Islamic Period, Seventh to Tenth Centuries; Introduction; A Central Asia and the Arab Conquests; 1 Baladhuri: The Arab Conquests of Central Asia; 2 Tabari: Another Look at the Arab Conquests; B Central Asia under the Samanids; 3 Narshakhi: The Rise of the House of Saman; 4 Hudud al-'Alam: The Frontiers of the Muslim World in the Tenth Century; C The Age of Learning; 5 Ibn Sina: Biographical Notes; 6 al-Biruni: On the Importance of the Sciences
  • Part 2: Encounter with the TurksIntroduction; A Turkic Peoples of the Steppe; 7 The Orkhon Inscriptions: The Early Turks; 8 al-Jahiz: The Peculiarities of the Turks; 9 Gardizi: The Turks in Early Muslim Traditions; 10 Ibn Fadlan: Journey to the Northern Lands; B Qarakhanids: The First Turkic Muslim State in Central Asia; 11 al-Kashghari: On the Linguistic Distribution of the Turks; 12 Jamal Qarshi: The Conversion to Islam of Satuq Bughra Khan; 13 Yusuf Hass Hajib: Advice to the Qarakhanid Rulers; C Central Asia in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries
  • 14 al-'Utbi: The Alliance of the Ghaznavids and Qarakhanids15 Ibn Khallikan: Biography of the Vizier Nizam al-Mulk; 16 Nizam al-Mulk: A Mirror for Princes; 17 Qabus-nama: A Different Mirror for Princes; 18 Liao Shih: Nomadic Khitan State and Society; Part 3: The Mongol Empire; Introduction; A Temujin and the Rise of the Mongol Empire; 19 Secret History of the Mongols: Temujin's Origins; 20 Hayton: Temujin and the Rise of the Mongol Empire; 21 Nasawi: The Khorezmshah's Downfall; 22 Chang Chun: A Daoist Monk in Central Asia; 23 Juzjani: Chaghatay the Accursed!
  • B Islamic Central Asia under Mongol Rule24 Rashid al-Din: In Defense of Chaghatay Khan; 25 Juvaini: The Il-Khan Hülegü Captures the Castles of the Heretics; 26 Mirza Haydar Dughlat: The Conversion to Islam of Tughluq Timur Khan; 27 Ibn Battuta: Travels in Western Central Asia in the Fourteenth Century; Part 4: Timur and the Timurids; Introduction; A Timur's Rise and Rule; 28 Ibn 'Arabshah: Timur and His Steppe Campaigns; 29 Ibn Khaldun: Personal Narrative of a Meeting with Timur; 30 Ruy González de Clavijo: A Spanish Embassy to Timur's Capital; B Central Asia in the Fifteenth Century
  • 31 Khwandamir: Timur's Heirs: Shahrukh and Ulughbeg32 Nava'i: A Comparison between Persian and Turkic; 33 Khoja Ahrar: Letters; 34 Five Readings on Sufi Orders in Central Asia: Competition, Practice, Politics; Part 5: Central Asia in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries; Introduction; A The Shïbanids and Central Asian Society in the Sixteenth Century; 35 Zubdat al-athar: The Beginnings of the Shïbanid State; 36 Babur: Description of the Farghana Valley and Babur's Ejection from Samarqand; 37 Anthony Jenkinson: An English Merchant in Central Asia
Control code
ocn868007870
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (338 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253013590
Lccn
2009024093
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt16gjxmv
Publisher number
MWT11531628
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)868007870

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