By: Kennedy, Hugh
New York, Da Capo Press: 2004
Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing
Seller ID: A35657
Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Baghdad was the center of the Arab caliphate during the "Golden Age of Islam" of the 9th and 10th centuries, growing to be the largest city worldwide by the beginning of the 10th century. It began to decline in the "Iranian Intermezzo" of the 9th to 11th centuries, and was destroyed in the Mongoliangb cf c invasion in 1258. The city was rebuilt and flourished under Il... View More...