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4%OFFL. Marlow - Counsel for Kings: Wisdom and Politics in Tenth-Century Iran: Volume I: The Nasihat al-muluk of Pseudo-Mawardi: Contexts and Themes (Edinburgh Studies in Classical Arabic Literature EUP) - 9780748696987 - V9780748696987
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Counsel for Kings: Wisdom and Politics in Tenth-Century Iran: Volume I: The Nasihat al-muluk of Pseudo-Mawardi: Contexts and Themes (Edinburgh Studies in Classical Arabic Literature EUP)

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Description for Counsel for Kings: Wisdom and Politics in Tenth-Century Iran: Volume I: The Nasihat al-muluk of Pseudo-Mawardi: Contexts and Themes (Edinburgh Studies in Classical Arabic Literature EUP) Hardcover. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach to an Arabic mirror, this study evokes the mentality of the distinctive environment - the border region. It covers the literary, cultural, political and historical contexts and their confluence in Pseudo Mawardi's Nasihat al muluk. Series: Edinburgh Studies in Classical Arabic Literature. Num Pages: 272 pages, 2 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 2CSR; DSBB; DSK; HPDC; HRH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
This is a textual and contextual study of an early Arabic mirror for princes. 'Mirrors for princes' offer advice to rulers on the ethical and practical aspects of statecraft. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach to an early Arabic mirror, the 'Counsel for Kings' of Pseudo Mawardi, this study evokes the mentality of the distinctive environment - the border region of eastern Iran - in which, it is argued, the text originated. Exploring the 'Counsel for Kings' as the product of a specific cultural milieu at a particular historical moment, as a substantial and influential work of Arabic literature, and as a ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Condition
New
Series
Edinburgh Studies in Classical Arabic Literature
Number of Pages
384
Place of Publication
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780748696987
SKU
V9780748696987
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About L. Marlow
Louise Marlow is Professor of Religion and Program Director for Middle Eastern Studies and Wellesley College.

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