Kingship and Ideology in the Islamic and Mongol Worlds

By: Anne F. Broadbridge

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What were the attitudes to diplomacy and kingship in the medieval Islamic world? Anne Broadbridge examines struggles over ideology in the Middle East and Central Asia from 1260 to 1405. She explores two very different ideological worlds: the Islamic world of the Mamluk Sultans of Egypt and Syria, and the Mongol world inhabited by the Golden Horde in Central Asia, the Ilkhanids in Iran and Anatolia, the Ilkhanids' successors, and Temür. The relationships among these rival rulers were often highly charged, and diplomatic missions were exchanged in an effort to promote each ruler's ideology. This is the first book to explore what it meant to be a monarch in the pre-modern Islamic world, and how ideas about sovereignty evolved across the period. This groundbreaking work will appeal to scholars of Middle Eastern and Central Asian history, Mongol history, and Islamic history, as well as historians of diplomacy and ideology. Contents Introduction 1. The ideology and the diplomacy 2. The establishment of ideologies (1260–1293/ 658–93) 3. The age of Ilkhanid conversion (1295–1316/694–716) 4. The age of patronage and Muslim supremacy (1317–41/717–41) 5. Mamluk regional sovereignty and the post-Ilkhanid order (1335–82/736–84) 6. The Temürid invasions and the destruction of Mamluk sovereignty (1382–1404/784–807) Epilogue Bibliography. Printed Pages: 256 with 12 halftones, 2 maps, and 4 tables.

Title: Kingship and Ideology in the Islamic and Mongol Worlds

Author Name: Anne F. Broadbridge

Categories: Islam, Central Asia,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2009

ISBN: 0521118719

ISBN 13: 9780521118712

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 160 x 235 Mm

Seller ID: 033819

Keywords: Kingship Ideology Islamic Mongol Worlds India