Loyalty and Leadership in An Early Islamic Society

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I.B.Tauris, Apr 14, 2001 - History - 209 pages
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This classic study of 10th and 11th century society in Buyid Iran is published here for the first time in a paperback edition, revised with new material. Historian Roy Mottahedeh explains how Islamic society was able to function during the Middle Ages in a stable manner even without political institutions such as existed in the West.

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