The Resource Baghdad : city of peace, city of blood, Justin Marozzi

Baghdad : city of peace, city of blood, Justin Marozzi

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Baghdad : city of peace, city of blood
Title
Baghdad
Title remainder
city of peace, city of blood
Statement of responsibility
Justin Marozzi
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Language
eng
Summary
Over thirteen centuries, Baghdad has enjoyed both cultural and commercial pre-eminence, boasting artistic and intellectual sophistication and an economy once the envy of the world. It was here, in the time of the Caliphs, that the Thousand and One Nights were set. This book gives us a many-layered history of one of the world's truly great cities
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
956.747
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS79.9.B25
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Baghdad : city of peace, city of blood, Justin Marozzi
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Baghdad : city of peace, city of blood, Justin Marozzi
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.The Caliph and His Capital: Mansur and the Foundation of Baghdad (750--75) -- 2.Harun al Rashid and A Thousand and One Nights in Baghdad (775--809) -- 3.'The Fountainhead of Scholars', Centre of the World (809--92) -- 4.The Later Abbasids: Farewell to The Meadows of Gold (892--1258) -- 5.'This Pilgrimage of Destruction': The Mongol and Tatar Storm (1258--1401) -- 6.Black Sheep, White Sheep (1401--1534) -- 7.Of Turks and Travellers (1534--1639) -- 8.Plagues, Pashas and Mamluks (1639--1831) -- 9.Empires Collide (1831--1917) -- 10.A Very British Monarchy: Three Kings in Baghdad (1917--58) -- 11.Coups, Communists and Baathists: The Mother of All Bloodshed (1958--)
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
xlviii, 458 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781846143137
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) SL1283152
  • (OCoLC)872987027
  • (Nz-Kotui)2367523
  • (Nz)15502786
  • 15502786
  • (NLNZils)1695142

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