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The articulation of power in medieval Iberia and the Maghrib / edited by Amira K. Bennison.

Publication:
Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series:
Proceedings of the British Academy ; 195.
Proceedings of the British Academy, 0068-1202 ; 195
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 263 pages : maps, genealogical tables ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Beni Marin dynasty.
Power (Social sciences) -- Africa, North -- History -- To 1500.
Nasrides.
Power (Social sciences) -- Spain -- History -- To 1500.
Spain -- History -- 711-1516.
Spain -- Civilization -- 711-1516.
Spain -- Politics and government -- To 1479.
Africa, North -- History -- 647-1517.
Africa, North -- Civilization.
Africa, North -- Politics and government.
Civilization.
Political science.
Power (Social sciences).
North Africa.
Spain.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Introduction / Amira K. Bennison
Islam and the 'great divergence' : the case of the Moroccan Marīnid Empire, 1269-1465 CE / Maya Shatzmiller
Writing history as a political act : Ibn Khaldūn, ʻAṣabiyya and legitimacy / Allen J. Fromherz
The genealogical legitimization of the Naṣrid dynasty : the alleged Anṣārī origins of the Banū Naṣr / Bárbara Boloix-Gallardo
Jihād as a means of political legitimation in thirteenth-century Sharq al-Andalus / Abigail Krasner Balbale
Hounouring the Prophet's family : a comparison of the approaches to political legitimacy of Abūʼl-Ḥasan ʻAlī al-Marīnī and Aḥmad al-Manṣūr al-Saʻdī / Stephen Cory
ʻAzafid Ceuta, Mawlid al-Nabī and the development of Marīnid strategies of legitimation / James A.O.C. Brown
On Muḥammad V, Ibn al-Khaṭīb and Sufism / Cynthia Robinson and Amalia Zomeño
Hospitality, charity and political legitimacy in pre-modern Morocco / Mohamed El Mansour
Drums, banners and baraka : symbols of authority during the first century of Marīnid rule, 1250-1350 / Amira K. Bennison
The ransom industry and the expectation of refuge on the western Mediterranean Muslim-Christian frontier, 1085-1350 / Camilo Gómez-Rivas
Nomadic populations and the challenge to political legitimacy : three cases from the medieval Islamic west / Russell Hopley.
Notes:
Based on a workshop held at Magdalene College, Cambridge, in September 2011.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Bennison, Amira K., editor.
British Academy, issuing body.
ISBN:
9780197265697 (hbk.)
0197265693 (hbk.)
OCLC:
864787460
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