Parution: P. BURESI & H. EL AALLAOUI, « Governing the Empire: Provincial Administration in the Almohad Caliphate (1224-1269) », nov. 2012, Brill

Governing the Empire: Provincial Administration in the Almohad Caliphate (1224-1269).

Critical Edition, Translation, and Study of Manuscript 4752 of the Ḥasaniyya Library in Rabat Containing 77 Taqādīm (“Appointments”)

Pascal Buresi and Hicham El Aallaoui, Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Paris, France
Travis Bruce (English translation)

In this book, Pascal Buresi and Hicham El Aallaoui edit, translate, and study an Arabic manuscript of the Royal Library of Rabat, containing 77 appointments of provincial officials. The Almohad Caliphs were the first Berbers to unite the whole Maghrib and the Iberian Peninsula under an imperial ideology elaborated at the end of the 12th C.E. by the most famous scholars, such as Averroes.
This peripheral Islamic dynasty produced a pragmatic documentation that provides exceptional information about the administrative, political, ideological, and religious organisation of the largest medieval European-African Empire. Buresi and El Aallaoui convincingly stress the importance of the literature of the Chancellery in renewing the history of power and authority in medieval Islamic lands.

Infos:

BURESI-AALLAOUI – Governing the Empire (feuillet de présentation + bon de commande avec réduction de 25%)

ISBN13: 9789004233331
Pages, Illustrations:
xxviii, 540 pp.
Imprint: BRILL
Language: Arabic, English
99€ / 138$

http://www.brill.com/governing-empire-provincial-administration-almohad-caliphate-1224-1269


Alice KADRI

Agrégée d'Espagnol et docteur en Histoire médiévale à l'Université de Nantes, elle travaille sur les mudéjars/morisques et la littérature aljamiada (Espagne, XV-XVIe s.).

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