The First Family of Islam, 750-1200
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Edinburgh University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $110.00|
| Book Description: |
The first social history of the 'Alids, in the crucial formative period from the Abbasid Revolution of 750 to the Seljuq period of 1100. It examines their rise from a religious point of view and as a social phenomenon, asking how this family attained and extended its status over the centuries.