Table of contents for Slaves on horses : the evolution of the Islamic polity / Patricia Crone.


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Preface
A note on conventions
Part I. Introduction: 1. Historiographical introduction
2. The nature of the Arab conquest
Part II. The Evolution of the Conquest Society: 3. The Sufyanid pattern, 661-84 [41-64]
4. Syria of 684 [64]
5. The Marwanid evolution, 684-744 [64-126]
6. The Marwanid faction
7. Syria of 744 [126]
8. Umayyad clientage
Part III. The Failure of the Islamic Empire: 9. The abortive service aristocracy
10. The emergence of the slave soldiers
11. The emergence of the medieval polity
Appendices
Notes
Bibliography
General index
Prosopographical index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Islamic Empire Politics and government