Lot 4325 View Catalog
"Title: Ibn Khaldun in Egypt His Public Functions and His Historical Research (1382-1406) a Study in Islamic Historiography
Author: Walter J. Fischel
Publisher: U. of California
Printing Year: 1967
Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth with gilt spine titling. Chronological table and bibliography are present. First Edition. Scholarly highly regarded text examines the impact of the ""Egyptian Phase"" (1382-1406) on the great historian, Ibn Khaldun's writings and interest towards Eastern Islam and non-Islamic peoples. First part of the text covers Khaldun's life in Mamluk Egypt and his roles as educator , Chief Cadi, and public servant; including details of the six topics he and Tamerlane discussed during their confroontation outside Damascus. Second part of the text investigates the Egyptian influence on the products of Ibn Khaldun's historical research which included a biography of the Sultan Barquq, a historical survey of the Mongol and Tatar tribes, biographies of Jenghiz Khan, his descendants, and Tamerlane. The book measures approximately 6.5"" x 9.5"" and contains 217 pages. The books from this library are generally in good condition with some wear and library markings. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50"