Protectors or praetorians? : the last Mamlūk sultans and Egypt's waning as a great power /

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Main Author: Petry, Carl F., 1943- (Author)

Format: Book

Language: English

Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, c1994.

Series: SUNY series in medieval Middle East history.

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Call Number: DT96.7 .P47 1994

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245 1 0 |a Protectors or praetorians? :   |b the last Mamlūk sultans and Egypt's waning as a great power /  |c Carl F. Petry. 
264 1 |a Albany :   |b State University of New York Press,   |c c1994. 
300 |a xv, 280 pages :   |b maps ;   |c 24 cm. 
490 0 |a SUNY series in medieval Middle East history. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a •Acknowledgments •Abbreviations •Maps •1. Introduction •2. The Reigns of al-Ashraf Qaytbay and Qansuh al-Ghawri •3. Beleaguered Bulwark: The Mamluk State and International Politics •4. The Mamluk Institution: A Victim of Success •5. Economic Dilemmas: Heightened Demand, Static Resources •6. Coping with Crisis: Overt Inertia •7. Surmounting Crisis: Covert Innovation •8. Conclusions •Appendices •Works Cited •Index 
650 0 |a Mamelukes  |x History. 
651 0 |a Egypt  |x History  |y 1250-1517. 
901 |a reviewed 
942 |c BK  |2 lcc