History of Civilizations of Central Asia

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Muchammed Sajfiddinoviĉ Asimov, Ahmad Hasan Dani, Clifford Edmund Bosworth
Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1992 - Asia, Central - 485 pages
 

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An anthology, with lot of Russian and Central Asian contributors. Sadly, a good deal of the book is concerned with establishing nationalistic claims to the present territories occupied by Iran ... Read full review

Contents

Description of the project
11
List of contributors
17
Central Asia under the Umayyads and the early cAbbasids
23
Sectarian and national movements in Iran Khurasan
41
The states of the Oghuz the Kimek and the Kipchak
61
The Samanid state
77
The Ghaznavids
95
The Karakhanids
103
The Mongols and their state in the twelfth to the thirteenth century
243
Central Asia under the rule of Chinggis Khans successors
261
The Delhi Sultanate
269
the historical
293
Central Asia under Timur from 1370 to the early fifteenth century
319
The Timurid states in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries
347
Popular movements religious trends and Sufi influence on the masses
365
food and clothing in eastern Iran
381

E A Davidovich
119
The Seljuqs and the Khwarazm Shahs
145
The Ghurids
177
The western Himalayan states
215
The Kitan and the Kara Khitay
227
Coinage and the monetary system
391
Conclusion
421
Bibliography and References
441
Glossary
469
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