Lightning Over Yemen: Studies Volume - A History of the Ottoman Campaign in Yemen, 1596-71 (Library of Ottoman Studies v. 3)

Lightning Over Yemen: Studies Volume - A History of the Ottoman Campaign in Yemen, 1596-71 (Library of Ottoman Studies v. 3)

By: Qutb al-Din al-Nahrawali (author), Clive Smith (translator)Hardback

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The military campaign of the Ottomans, when they entered the region of Yemen in the mid-16th century, was chronicled by Qutb al-Din al-Nahrawali, a scholar charged by an Ottoman general to document his army's progress. This book makes this 16th-century Ottoman source document available in English for the first time.

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About Author

Clive Smith has spent more than two decades in the Arab world and was British Council Director in Yemen and Saudi Arabia.

Product Details

  • publication date: 24/05/2002
  • ISBN13: 9781860648366
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9781860648366
  • weight: 572
  • ISBN10: 1860648363
  • translations: Arabic

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