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Harvard Middle Eastern Monographs 33

The Second Umayyad Caliphate

The Articulation of Caliphal Legitimacy in al-Andalus

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$20.95 • £16.95 • €19.00

ISBN 9780932885241

Publication Date: 02/15/2001


288 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

Harvard Middle Eastern Monographs


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  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • I. Making the Claim: Caliphal Articulations of Legitimacy
    • Defining the Caliphate
    • The Symbolic Articulation of Legitimacy: Monuments and Ceremony
    • The Caliphate in Captivity
  • II. Staking the Claim: Historiographical Constructions of Legitimacy
    • Introduction
    • The Conquest Histories: The Foundations of the Umayyad Caliphate in al-Andalus
    • Al-Andalus: Land of the Umayyads
  • Conclusion: The Andalusi Umayyad Caliphate in Retrospect
  • Endnotes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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