Royal Courts in Dynastic States and Empires

A Global Perspective

Edited by Jeroen Duindam, Leiden University, Tülay Artan, Sabanci University, and Metin Kunt, Sabanci University

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€137,00
$182.00
ISBN13: 
9789004206229
E-ISBN: 
9789004206236
Publication Date: 
August 2011
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xvi, 444 pp.
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ISSN: 
2211-4610
Volume: 
1

Jeroen Duindam and Sabine Dabringhaus

The dynastic centre and the provinces were linked by agents and ritual occasions. This book includes contributions by specialists examining these connections in late imperial China, early modern Europe, and the Ottoman empire, suggesting important revisions and an agenda for comparison. This...
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Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004251489
Publication date: 
April 2014

Edited by Nadine Akkerman & Birgit Houben

This multi-disciplinary collection of essays is the first cohesive attempt to integrate ladies-in-waiting into the master narrative of court studies. It provides evidence for the multitudinous ways in which ‘women above stairs’ influenced the politics and culture of their times.
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Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004236066
Publication date: 
October 2013

Edited by Jeroen Duindam, Jill Harries, Caroline Humfress, and Nimrod Hurvitz

Law and Empire relates the principles of legal thinking in Chinese, Islamic, and European contexts to practices of lawmaking and adjudication. It shows how legal procedure and legal thinking could be used in strikingly different ways.
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Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004245297
Publication date: 
August 2013

Edited by Lynette Mitchell, University of Exeter and Charles Melville, University of Cambridge

Drawing on studies of kings from Cyrus to Shah Abbas, this volume provides a rich variety of readings on royal authority and its limitations in medieval societies in both Europe and the Middle East, exemplified especially in the case of Alexander the Great, God and King, and the persistence of...
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Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004228979
Publication date: 
November 2012