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The Race for Paradise: An Islamic History of the Crusades, Cobb, Paul M.
1 Cobb, Paul M. The Race for Paradise: An Islamic History of the Crusades
Oxford Oxford University Press 2014 019953201X / 9780199532018 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Octavo 
335 pp.Extremely light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Book is as new. Black and white illustrations including maps. Colour plates. "Lucid, insightful and informative. Cobb brings a fresh perspective to contact between Muslims and Christians during the medieval period, energetically transporting us across Islamic lands from Cordova to Baghdad, via Palermo, Cairo, Jerusalem and Damascus. Sharply-chosen anecdotes cleverly illuminate life beyond the confines of holy war to give a broad and rewarding understanding of the true context and multi-faceted nature of this complex and highly important relationship." -- Jonathan Phillips 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Mantle of the Prophet: Religion and Politics in Iran, Mottahedeh, Roy
2 Mottahedeh, Roy The Mantle of the Prophet: Religion and Politics in Iran
London Penguin Books / Peregrine 1987 014055226X / 9780140552263 Reprint Paperback Very Good 12mo 
418 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Shallow creases to spine, but binding is solid throughout. Faint yellowing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked, bright and clean. "We are subtly introduced with great feeling into a whole series of themes and reflections on Islam and politics in Iran." -- New Society 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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